PHILADELPHIA | Alexander Hamilton descendant loans heirlooms to museum

12Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



PHILADELPHIA — The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton loaned some family heirlooms, including a ring that has a lock of his hair inside, to the Museum of the American Revolution Monday.

Douglas Hamilton was in Philadelphia to give the artifacts to the museum to be featured as part of the museum’s “Year of Hamilton” in an exhibit called “Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.” The items include a Society of the Cincinnati Eagle insignia worn and owned by Hamilton and a gold mourning ring — featuring a lock of his hair set under a glass jewel — worn by his wife Elizabeth after his death.

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