Important Anniversaries

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The AHA Society commemorates important anniversaries in Alexander Hamilton's life as well as in the nation's founding story. These special commemorations are held as separate events as well as during the AHA Society's annual and semi-annual programs (Happy Birthday Hamilton!, CelebrateHAMILTON, and Hamilton on the Hudson). 

Below includes some of the key anniversaries that the AHA Society has celebrated. 


225th Anniversary of the Bank of the United States

A reenactment debate between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson at City Tavern and the First Bank Building, marking the 225th anniversary of the Bank of United States charter.

When: February 25, 2016
Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visit the event recap page.


USCGC Hamilton Memorial Presentation

A presentation of a memorial plaque in honor of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton WPG-34 to the current Cutter Hamilton. This event was held on the 74th anniversary of the sinking of WPG-34 during WWII.

When: January 29, 2016
Where: Charleston, South Carolina

Read the article about the event.


Third Annual Commemoration of the American Victories in the Battles of Saratoga and Yorktown

On the 238th anniversary of the British surrender at Saratoga, the AHA Society joined the Lower Manhattan Historical Society and other partner organizations in celebrating two major victories of the Revolutionary War - the Battles of Saratoga and Yorktown - as well as several of the heroes of these battles. 

There was a wreathlaying ceremony on the graves of General Horatio Gates, Alexander Hamilton & Col. Marinus Willett, all of whom are buried at Trinity Church. Nolan Asch, an official Alexander Hamilton Advocate, led the wreath-laying at Alexander Hamilton's grave.

When: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Where: Trinity Church, New York City 

See event photos.


Coast Guard - 225th Anniversary

A special program in honor of the creation of the Coast Guard on August 4, 1790

When: July 31-August 4, 2015
Where: New York City

Visit the event recap page.


250th Anniversary - Hamilton in St. Croix

Commemorating Alexander Hamilton's move from Nevis to St. Croix 

When: June 14, 2015
Christiansted, St. Croix 

Visit the event recap page.


Additional past anniversary commemorations to be added.

2011 Important Anniversaries. (c) 2016 The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society
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