Hamilton Grange National Memorial

Step back in time and visit the home of founding father Alexander Hamilton! The Grange remains the only house Hamilton ever owned; the Federalist-style house was constructed in 1802, and named “The Grange” after his father’s ancestral home in Scotland. See the parlor, dining room, and Hamilton’s study. Through artifacts and documents, visitors can learn about the history of the house, as well as Hamilton’s instrumental role in the establishment of the Constitution and Treasury. They will also learn how the entire house was relocated from its previous location in Upper Manhattan to St. Nicholas Park. Tour schedules subject to change; call before visiting! School group tours from Wed.-Fri. at 10 and 11.
  
Contact Info
Address: Saint Nicholas Park, 414 West 141st St., New York, NY 10031. New York County. Tel: 646-548-2310. Website: www.nps.gov/hagr. Hrs: Wed.-Sun. 9AM-5PM, Tours 10AM-12PM. 
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue