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Alexander Hamilton’s Final Hours

Hamilton Death Mask

Epic Walking Tours’ Historic Village Walking Tour stops at two locations with direct ties to Alexander Hamilton. The information in this story is sourced from New York newspapers from 1804 and the New-York Historical Society, New York’s first museum, which was founded the same year Hamilton died. Alexander Hamilton, oil on canvass by John Trumbull, […]

The Public Execution at Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park 1800s NYPL

The Epic Walking Tours Greenwich Village Variety Walking Tour visits Washington Square Park. The historical content in this article was retrieved from New York newspaper articles from 1819 and digital archives from the New York Public Library. Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village, New York, was not always filled with musicians, artists, bird feeders, chess […]