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The Life & Death of Alexander Hamilton

  • Trinity Churchyard 75 Broadway New York, NY, 10006 United States (map)

Just one day after his notorious duel with Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton died on July 12, 1804. Fraunces Tavern Museum will commemorate the life and death of Hamilton with an evening of special programming. Join us at Trinity Church as we memorialize Hamilton with a reading of his eulogy at his gravesite and speak with Eliza Hamilton, portrayed by Kim Hanley of The American Historical Theatre, about her husband’s legacy, accompanied by a Revolutionary War tour of the churchyard.

Museum Members $15
Public Ticket $20

*Tickets to this event must be purchased in advance. Ticket purchase includes a rose to lay at Hamilton’s grave and complimentary Museum admission.

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Kim Hanley is an actor, singer, costumer and dancer, who trained and danced from an early age with the School of American Ballet, the NY City Ballet Company, and the Eglevsky Ballet in New York, as well as with the visiting Bolshoi Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet. Ms. Hanley is also an accomplished costumer whose specialty is historical fashion. She includes among her clients Mount Vernon Ladies Association, Story Book Musical Theatre, AHT, and The Philly Phanatic. Kim’s academic training includes a BFA in Restoration and History of Applied Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. She currently serves as the Executive Director of American Historical Theatre (501-C-3).

Kim began interpreting characters for AHT in 1999. Ms. Hanley has appeared in venues that include the White House Visitors Center, National Archives, National Portrait Gallery, Many National Park Sites, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Franklin Institute, Liberty Museum, National Constitution Center, Independence Visitors Center, Freedoms Foundation, Pennsylvania Historical Society, Delaware Humanities Chautauqua and venues throughout New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia area. She has been a speaker with the NJCH since 2001.

Earlier Event: July 9
Book Club Meeting
Later Event: July 18
Washington's War 1779