From an award-winning singer who died too soon to a former president best known as a rest stop on a toll road, the 51 people nominated to be inducted into New Jersey’s Hall of Fame are a diverse bunch.
New York City: we think of it today as one of the greatest cities in the world. But how did it become so successful? To learn more about the founding fathers of our great city, we’ve compiled a list of some historic sites around town that will enlighten you about the city’s past.
New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.
Alexander Hamilton’s stately yellow and white federal style country estate has been refurbished and now stands at 141st Street and Saint Nicholas Park.
After fighting in the American Revolution and helping to create the federal government, Hamilton built the house in 1802 on what was then a country estate. He lived there for two years before being killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.