18th Century History in Newburgh: Hamilton on the Hudson


Press Release:

Join the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands and The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (The AHA Society) on Sunday, July 28th, for a lecture on George Washington and Alexander Hamilton’s partnership. Author Michael Newton will discuss the friendship between the two founding fathers, followed by a presentation on “Washington’s Indispensable Partner” by AHA Society President Rand Scholet.
Afterwards, a panel Q&A session will be held with the two speakers and Johanna Porr, the Director of the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands. The event will take place at 3 pm on Sunday, July 28th at the Newburgh Heritage Center (123 Grand Street, Newburgh).
This talk is part of a program called Hamilton on the Hudson, hosted by The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (The AHA Society). Other events being held July 26-28th in the Hudson River Valley as a part of Hamilton on the Hudson include tours of Revolutionary War sites, guided walks, and ‘living history’ events to celebrate the 225th anniversary of New York ratifying the US Constitution.
Schedule of Hamilton on the Hudson events in Newburgh and surrounding areas
Sunday, July 28, 2013

10 AM – Revolutionary War at West Point
West Point Museum, West Point
1 PM – Spotlight location: Newburgh Conspiracy
New Windsor Cantonment, New Windsor
2 PM – Washington Headquarters in New Windsor
Ellison House Plaque, New Windsor
3 PM – Lecture Panel: “Washington and Hamilton’s Wartime Partnership”
Newburgh Cultural Center, Newburgh
To see all events from the three days and event details, visit The-AHA-Society.com and click on “Official Events.”

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