Saturday Morning History Chat: Eliza Schuyler Hamilton

Elizabeth Hamilton was the wife of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, a defender of his works, a mother, and co-founder of the first private orphanage in New York City. Please join us as we meet the woman behind the man, Eliza Schuyler Hamilton. You will be surprised to discover what an interesting and strong person she was. She outlived her husband Alexander Hamilton by 50 years and has only recently been re-discovered by the general public. Alisa Dupuy of Ladies of History of portrays this often-overlooked notable woman.

There will be time for Q&A following the presentation.

This is a FREE program. REGISTER HERE:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_h7DCNUkMRc6NV7E0ILgung

This history program is supported, in part, by a 2021 History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands (HEART) Grant from the Union County Board of Commissioners.

Co-hosted by the Historical Society of Plainfield / Drake House Museum and Plainfield Public Library.

Contact Information
  1. Local History Dept.
  2. 908-757-1111 x136
  3. localhistory@plfdpl.info
Sat, June 12
10:30 am — 12:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/12/2021 10:30am 06/12/2021 12:00pm America/New_York Saturday Morning History Chat: Eliza Schuyler Hamilton

Elizabeth Hamilton was the wife of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, a defender of his works, a mother, and co-founder of the first private orphanage in New York City. Please join us as we meet the woman behind the man, Eliza Schuyler Hamilton. You will be surprised to discover what an interesting and strong person she was. She outlived her husband Alexander Hamilton by 50 years and ...

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