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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Statue of Col. Alexander Hamilton

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1543 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Statue of Col. Alexander Hamilton

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Photo: Statue of Col. Alexander Hamilton

A brave soldier, a wise statesman and the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. He was one of the original trustees of Hamilton Oneida Academy in 1793 and from him the academy takes its name. The statue stands on the beautiful campus of Hamilton College facing the chapel.

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