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Hamilton College Library: Kirkland & Hamilton Stained Glass

Hamilton College Library: Kirkland & Hamilton Stained Glass

We took a little jaunt out to the Hamilton College campus recently, braving the sub-zero temperatures. There was something we wanted to see. Lovely, aren’t they? These two stained glass windows are of General Alexander Hamilton and Reverend Samuel Kirkland. Rev. Kirkland founded the college in 1793 as the Oneida-Indian Academy. It was chartered in […]

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Baron von Steuben Memorial Site, Remsen, NY

Baron von Steuben Memorial Site, Remsen, NY

Baron von Steuben came from to America from Prussia in 1777. His purpose was to train the American troops to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. This man, tirelessly working and ensuring that Americans tirelessly drilled, was a Godsend for the American army. His drilling plans are used to this day, in West Point. He is buried here on the lands given him for his service.

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Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, NY

Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, NY

Hamilton College has a special place in our hearts. We are ardent students of history, revivalism, Samuel Kirkland, the Oneida Indians, and Alexander Hamilton. What brings all these things together? Hamilton College. We paid our respects to its founders.

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A Peek Inside the Samuel Kirkland Home at Hamilton College

A Peek Inside the Samuel Kirkland Home at Hamilton College

We adore Reverend Samuel Kirkland. We are history buffs, and there are a few people in history that we hold dear to our hearts for their tireless efforts, their virtue, their great accomplishments. Samuel Kirkland is one of these men. He is the man who founded the Oneida Hamilton College, in Clinton, NY– now known […]

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