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Prominent Local Figures: James Wilkinson

Similar to the level of involvement Jonathan Dayton had, James Wilkinson’s contributions to Dayton Ohio were mostly in name. Wilkinson, Dayton, Arthur St. Clair, and Israel Ludlow, were the purchasers of the land now known as Dayton, Ohio.Born March 24th, 1757 in Benedict, Maryland, Wilkinson grew up with a sense of superiority over others. 599 more words

Dayton Ohio

Aaron and Alexander: The Most Famous Duel in American History

Title:   Aaron and Alexander:  The Most Famous Duel in American History
Author:   Don Brown
Series:   —
Recommended for:   students in grades 1-6, older for a brief introduction to Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr… 126 more words


Hamilton v Burr

The duel between Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and the sitting Vice President Aaron Burr took place on this date 212 years ago.

The feud between the two men had been festering for years, hitting its peak after New York’s gubernatorial race of 1804. 380 more words


TDISH: Does the Vice President "Got Milk"?

On this date, in 1804, Aaron Burr, the sitting Vice-President of the United States, shot former Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton in a duel in Hudson County, New Jersey.  89 more words

This Date In Strange History


July 11th in history:

The first treasury secretary of the U.S., Alexander Hamilton, was felled by a bullet in his famous duel with Vice President Aaron Burr on July 11th, 1804. 94 more words

Today In History

Alexander Hamilton

By Sarah Becker © 2016

“Alexander Hamilton spoke in paragraphs,” 36 year-old playwright, composer, and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda told 60-Minutes.  Miranda’s Broadway musical Hamilton is New York’s hottest new show.  1,275 more words


SIX OF THE BEST... things about Hamilton

Oh, come on, you knew it would be written eventually. The damn show has taken the theater world by storm, and it won like a zillion awards. 26 more words