Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Marry: December 14, 1780

Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler married on December 14, 1780, at the Schuyler family home in Albany, New York. The romance between Elizabeth and Alexander had moved quickly—within a month of meeting, they decided to marry. The Schuylers were one of the wealthiest and most socially prominent families in New York, and Hamilton was well aware of his own poverty and lack of connections. Elizabeth’s mother, Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler, was a formidable woman.

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Theodore Roosevelt and the National Parks System

As part of the Era of Theodore Roosevelt, a Gilder Lehrman online course, Professor Bruce Schulman of Boston University visited the Gilder Lehrman Collection to view stereo-cards of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Rarely Seen Hamilton Letters from the Gilder Lehrman Collection at the Morgan Library

Head over to the Morgan Library & Museum to view Treasures from the Vault, a selection of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s recently acquired letters by Alexander Hamilton, his family, and friends.The exhibition includes the only known letter from Philip Hamilton to his father, Alexander Hamilton.
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Explore John F. Kennedy Documents in the Gilder Lehrman Collection

Explore documents and resources related to John F. Kennedy from the Gilder Lehrman Collection: The Path to the White House Primary Source: Kennedy on the Containment of Communism, 1952
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Get to Know the 2017 History Teachers of the Year: Matthew Heys, Nebraska

This year, the Gilder Lehrman Institute recognized 52 State History Teachers of the Year for their tireless and innovative efforts to make history come alive for their students. But who are they, really? We asked these talented teachers to answer a few questions about themselves and to reflect on the challenges and joys of teaching. We will feature a state winner every Tuesday and Thursday, so keep checking back to learn more about these outstanding educators! This week, meet Matthew Heys:
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Get to Know the 2017 History Teachers of the Year: Amy Diegel, Hawaii

This year, the Gilder Lehrman Institute recognized 52 State History Teachers of the Year for their tireless and innovative efforts to make history come alive for their students. But who are they, really? We asked these talented teachers to answer a few questions about themselves and to reflect on the challenges and joys of teaching. We will feature a state winner every Tuesday and Thursday, so keep checking back to learn more about these outstanding educators! This week, meet Amy Diegel:
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Get to Know the 2017 History Teachers of the Year: Rebecca Berry, West Virginia, and Robert Prichard, Missouri

This year, the Gilder Lehrman Institute recognized 52 State History Teachers of the Year for their tireless and innovative efforts to make history come alive for their students.
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