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Hamilton: The Trolley Tour

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An encore performance! History has its eyes on Green-Wood for this Hamilton filled trolley tour. Although Alexander himself rests elsewhere, many family members and those who crossed his path are interred here. Led by historian Jeff Richman, you’ll visit Robert Troup, Hamilton’s college roommate; William Peter Van Ness, who was Burr’s “second” during the fateful duel; Hamilton’s son, John Hamilton, who spent years studying his father’s history; Hamilton’s grandchildren, Elizabeth and Schuyler, and many others. You’ll also discuss the Battle of Brooklyn – fought on land that is now part of Green-Wood – and Hamilton’s role in that battle, the largest of the American Revolution.

 

$20 for members of Green-Wood and BHS / $25 for nonmembers.

 

Green-Wood trolley tours are fully accessible and ADA compliant. In order to accommodate a wheelchair or other mobility device on the trolley, advance arrangements must be made. Please call (718) 210-3080, ext. 1. Please note that portions of the tour take place outside the trolley and may require exiting the vehicle on multiple occasions. Please contact the Historic Fund for more information.

 

For this program you will check in at the Gothic Arches, right at the main entrance. All events will take place rain or shine. Click here for our inclement weather policy.

 
 
 
 
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