Raise a glass to freedom and to one of America's founding fathers! The founder of our nation's financial system was born in Charlestown, the capital island of Nevis and the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. There is some historical debate about whether he was born on January 11th 1755 or 1757. He went on to become of America's most influential statesmen, a supporter of the U.S. Constitution, and even introduced plans for the U.S. Mint.
Disappointing news for all the "Hamilton" musical fans: Despite "Hamilton" being one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history, the well-reviewed and highly-anticipated "Hamilton the Exhibition" is closing permanently in Chicago.
Want to check out an extra replica of the Hamilton-Burr dueling pistols? You can at the newest exhibit at the The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia offers a thoughtful look at the impact of the musical Hamilton in this review of a new book that delves into the topic.
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