Hamilton on the Hudson 2017

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Hamilton on the Hudson 2017 

Held by The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society

Hudson River Valley, New York

July 13-16, 2017

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Hamilton on the Hudson is a reoccuring program held by the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (the AHA Society) to educate about Alexander Hamilton's extensive presence in the Hudson River Valley of New York. Hamilton on the Hudson 2017 is being held at historic sites in the Mid and Upper Hudson Valley from Thursday, July 13th through to Sunday, July 16th as part of CelebrateHAMILTON 2017.

Also, explore past Hamilton on the Hudson programs.

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Scroll down or click below to see the events for:

Thursday, July 13th - Beacon and Putnam Valley
Friday, July 14th - Albany
Saturday, July 15th -  Albany
Sunday, July 16th - Albany

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CelebrateHAMILTON 2017, July 2-16th in New York and New Jersey

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Thursday July 13, 2017

Walking Tour: "Alexander and Eliza Hamilton's First Home - Beacon, NY"

Dennings PointCome visit the home where the newlyweds Alexander and Eliza Hamilton lived in 1781, after Alexander Hamilton’s service as Aide-de-Camp to General George Washington and before leading the charge on Redoubt 10 during the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia. Chris Cring will lead the walking tour and share why the Hamiltons moved to the DePeyster house and what they accomplished while staying there. He will also talk about what life would have been like for the Hamiltons while they were living in the area - the food, the money, the mail, rowing across the Hudson - and the buildings with which they would have been familiar - the stores, the mill, and the printing. Chris Cring will also share letters and information about the guests and friends with whom they corresponded and visited. 

This programming is part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

Admission: Free
Time:
 10 am - 12 pm

Meeting Location & Parking: Madam Brett Park 
560 South Avenue
Beacon, NY
 

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Talk: "Washington's Indispensable Partner"

Washington and Hamilton Farewell AddressAHA Society President Rand Scholet presents "George Washington's Indispensable Partner," a talk comparing the contributions of seven key Founding Fathers to support George Washington throughout his national public service. 

See the event flyer.

This programming is part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

Admission: Free
Time:
 7 pm

Location: Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 


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Friday, July 14, 2017

Talk "Alexander Hamilton: The Man vs. the Musical"

Man vs the MusicalRecently, Alexander Hamilton has received increased attention and respect due to the blockbuster hit musical on Broadway – “Hamilton: An American Musical.” There have been numerous people asking, “Is this show exaggerating Hamilton’s importance during the founding era, or is it justified?” AHA Society President Rand Scholet compares and ranks Hamilton’s contributions with seven other Founding Fathers. Mr. Scholet also shares a number of photos and personal anecdotes from his four year relationship with the musical and its creative genius, Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as Hamilton author Ron Chernow that inspired the musical.” And singing has been known to ‘rise up’…

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

7/10 Update: PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, RESERVATIONS ARE NOW REQUIRED. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE TALK BY CALLING (518) 434-0834.

House Admission: $5 
Time:
 6 pm, Friday, July 14th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY
 

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Painting Unveiling at the Schuyler Mansion 

Schuyler Mansion PostcardThe first-ever painting depicting George Washington, Philip Schuyler, and Alexander Hamilton together be on public display for the first time at the Schuyler Mansion. The painting is by Len Tantillo and on loan from a private collector.  

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

House Admission: $5
Time: 
7 pm, Friday, July 14th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY

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Hamilton Themed Open-House at the Schuyler Mansion 

Schuyler Mansion The Schuyler Mansion will host an open-house gathering in honor of the Schuyler and Hamilton family connection.

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

House Admission: $5
Time: 
7:15-8 pm, Friday, July 14th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY


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Saturday, July 15, 2017

"Eliza at the Schuyler Mansion"

Eliza and Schuyler MansionAHA Society Vice-President Nicole Scholet de Villavicencio will speak on the life of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, specifically on her time at the Schuyler Mansion. Ms. Scholet de Villavicencio will share stories of notable moments from different periods of Eliza's life in the house, including when she and her family first moved into the house, the Loyalist attack that she survived during the Revolutionary War, her wedding to Alexander Hamilton, her pregnancy with her first son Philip, and her and Alexander's convalescence from yellow fever there. 

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

7/10 Update: PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, RESERVATIONS ARE NOW REQUIRED. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE TALK BY CALLING (518) 434-0834.

Admission: $5
Time:
  1 pm, Saturday, July 15th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY
 

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"Hamilton: His Life and Times in Story and Song" by the Hudson River Ramblers 

Hudson River RamblersEnjoy the music and story-telling of the Hudson River Ramblers in a special performance about Alexander Hamilton.

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

House Admission: $5
Time: 
2 pm, Saturday, July 15th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY

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"Reading of Alexander and Eliza's Love Letters" at the Schuyler Mansion 

Alexander and Eliza Mariana and Tom Oller, Chair & Vice Chair of the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, will read aloud love letters from Alexander Hamilton written to Eliza while she was at the Schuyler Mansion.

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

House Admission: $5 
Time: 
3 pm, Saturday, July 15th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY
 

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Hamilton Themed Open-House at the Schuyler Mansion 

Schuyler Mansion The Schuyler Mansion will host an open-house gathering in honor of the Schuyler and Hamilton family connection.

This event is part of a multi-day celebration at the Schuyler Mansion for its centennial of opening to the public as a State Historic Site. Original Schuyler and Hamilton artifacts and letters will be on display throughout the weekend. This programming is also part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.

House Admission: $5
Time: 
2-5 pm, Saturday, July 15th

Location: Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street, Albany, NY

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

"Hamilton's Albany" Walking Tour

July 8th Update: PLEASE NOTE THE MEETING LOCATION AND START TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED

Dutch Reform Church AlbanyJoin a walking tour starting at the New York State Capitol Building (Washington Ave entrance).The walking tour will stretch one mile and end at the Albany First Church, the historic Dutch Reform Church where the Schuylers attended and where Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton's marriage was recorded. Join a walking tour starting at the New York State Capitol Building (Washington Ave entrance).The walking tour will stretch one mile and end at the Albany First Church, the historic Dutch Reform Church where the Schuylers attended and where Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton's marriage was recorded. The pulpit, the documents and the baptismal font also used for the Philip Hamilton baptism will be shown.  

 

This programming is part of the AHA Society's Hamilton on the Hudson weekend.


Admission: Walking tour is $5. Registration required. Limited spots: register at (518) 434-0834
Time: 
10:30 am, Sunday, July 16th

Meeting Location: New York State Capitol Building
Washington Ave entrance

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