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We recently spent time in Central Park during a visit to NYC an enjoyed seeing numerous monuments surrounded by trees in colourful spring blooms. One such monument as that of American Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton.
You can find the granite statue of Alexander Hamilton around...More
This statue stands in Central Park, fairly near the Met. It's not all that exciting on its own - just a statue of the great man, without much else nearby. We visited because my teenaged daughter is currently obsessed with all things Hamilton, and it...More
A lovely statue. Near the drive of one of the founders of our country. Not particularly beautiful but an important reminder of an important person. Easy to view and good for A person who studies the history of the city
The original statue was made of marble and despite heroic efforts by a group of seamen, was destroyed in a fire.
Hamilton's son, a lawyer, commissioned this version out of granite, a very difficult stone to work.
The original of the statute was in marble and displayed in lower
Manhattan. During a major fire, a group of sailors almost were successful in getting it out of the building, which collapsed and destroyed the original.
Hamilton's son decided he would have it recarved...More
If you ask me!,I would have loved to spend my old age in Hamilton !
The town is very clean,calm and peaceful.All courtyards are open lawns without boundary walls or enclosures.You breathe freedom!
The citizens are kind ,resourceful and helpful,Every passerby acknowledges our presence and...More