Hamilton Fest celebrates the spirit of the Revolution at Locust Grove this weekend

June 13, 2019

Hamilton Fest!
Sunday, June 16, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Join us for the conclusion of our Age of Hamilton season with Hamilton Fest! This celebration of the Revolution will feature student performances of original pieces, a re-creation of the Hamilton-Burr Duel of 1804 and the Clay-Wickliffe Duel of 1841, a sing-a-long, and presentations on clothing of the period, Aaron Burr’s time in Louisville, and more. Shop with vendors of period goods, talk with Colonel George Rogers Clark, learn about the protocol of a duel and tour the historic house.

Admission: $8 for adults/$4 for children 12-6/free for under 6

Part of The Age of Hamilton series at Locust Grove.

 

Special Exhibition

Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary
Wednesday, May 29 - Friday, July 5

This exhibition from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History examines Hamilton’s central role during the Revolutionary War and Founding period in creating the economic, constitutional, social, journalistic, political, and foreign policy templates for modern America. Using reproductions from the Gilder Lehrman Collection and the Library of the New-York Historical Society, and drawing on recent scholarship about Alexander Hamilton, this traveling exhibition helps students learn that Hamilton was a statesman and visionary whose life shaped the America we live in two hundred years after his death. On view daily: May 29 - July 5, 2019

 

Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Road and River Road), Louisville, KY 40207.

 

For more information about these events, please contact Hannah Zimmerman, Marketing and Communications Director, at marketing@locustgrove.org or call 502.897.9845 x108.