Alexander Hamilton Grave


Hamilton's tomb is in the graveyard of Trinity Church at Wall Street and Broadway in Lower Manhattan.Hamilton continued his legal and business activities in New York City, and was active in ending the legality of the international slave trade. Vice President Burr ran for governor of New York State in 1804, and Hamilton campaigned against him as unworthy. Taking offense, Burr challenged him to a duel on July 11, 1804, in which Burr shot and mortally wounded Hamilton, who died the following day.

Died, July 12, 1804

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