History and Archives

The General Interred on the Chapel’s Portico

June 17, 2021

In “Hamilton: An American Musical,” Aaron Burr tells George Washington about Burr’s service under the command of General Richard Montgomery “until he caught a bullet in the neck in Quebec.” Montgomery’s death and the colonial government’s reaction to it, have direct connections to Trinity Church Wall Street’s St. Paul’s Chapel.

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