Alexander Hamilton's Funeral | Ask Trinity Archives

November 20, 2020

Many people know the story of the death of Alexander Hamilton, fatally shot in 1804 in a duel with the Vice President of the United States, Aaron Burr. Probably less familiar are details of Hamilton's funeral, which was not included in the Broadway musical, but which was an event likely unforgettable for people who witnessed it in Lower Manhattan and at Trinity Church Wall Street.

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