A Founding Father with Island Ties

Alexander_Hamilton_portrait_by_John_Trumbull_1806Historians don’t agree whether this U.S. founding father was born in 1755 or 1757. He never arrived in what is today the United States mainland until he was 18 years old and that was the result of the writing that he did. His unique journey to found a nation is today’s edition of The American Countryside.

Author: andrew