Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America (HISTORICAL)

About the Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America Two copies of the exhibit will travel to 40 libraries around the country between September 2005 and March 2009. Each copy consists of six colorful, freestanding, 18-foot-long photo panels. Each section will examine a different period in Hamilton’s life, from his birth through his experience in the American Revolution and his career in politics, to the infamous duel with Aaron Burr that fatally wounded him, and the legacy he left in many arenas of government.

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Libraries and National Park Historic Sites selected for the tour will host the exhibition for a six-week period. Participating libraries are expected to present at least one program for library patrons and community members that features a lecture/discussion by a scholar on exhibition themes. All showings of the exhibition will be free and open to the public.