Imagine if Alexander Hamilton came back to life and was seen walking the streets of lower Manhattan. Would he recognize anything of the New York he knew and loved? The answer is yes.
Join Alexander Hamilton as he makes history come alive sharing anecdotes, from his days at Kings College to helping the Constitution become ratified, all while pointing out what is still familiar to him in NYC.
“Our Revolutionary spirit still lives in New York. I will take you to where I drilled with Revolutionary Soldiers, where the Son’s of Liberty erected Liberty Poles, where Patriots fought the British prior to the Boston Massacre and to America’s First War Memorial. We can even still see the destruction left behind by our patriot brothers after the Reading of the Declaration of Independence.
We will discuss the important events that occurred as we stand by the site of:
- The first US Congress
- The first Supreme Court
- President Washington’s Residence
- Vice President Thomas Jefferson’s Residence
- Thomas Jefferson’s VP and my assassin, Aaron Burr’s Law Office
- And of course all the important places where I spent time in the area.
I would also like to share the cultural significance of 18th century life as we see the actual remains of a Colonial Prison, Water Well and Tavern from the 1600s. But most of all, I want to share some time with you.
Your Most Humble and Obedient Servant,
This is a rare opportunity to learn about the creation of the United States from a man that was instrumental in its creation. Learn about the reasons behind the actions of our Revolutionary forefathers. Reinforce your knowledge concerning the events that created our great nation. Appreciate how an illegitimate boy of Scottish decent became the embodiment of the American dream as he demonstrated foresight, wit, courage and intellect throughout his life. Hamilton, more than any other person, demonstrated the American self-determination that not only determined his fate but that of the country he helped create. You will have an opportunity to ask questions to Alexander Hamilton throughout and at the end of the tour.
The best teacher of history is one who has lived it. For your tour, Scott MacScott CTM will exclusively portray Alexander Hamilton. Scott has been guiding educational tours for 26 years and has portrayed Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and Sam Adams on Living History tours from Boston to Colonial Williamsburg, including Monticello, Mount Vernon and Fort Ticonderoga for the past 15 years. Scott is famous in the Guiding industry from his position as the Chairman of the International Association of Tour Managers (IATM), was awarded the coveted Certificate of Tour Management (CTM) by the Breda University of the Netherlands and holds Professional Guiding licenses in New York, Washington DC and Williamsburg Virginia. He is a native New Yorker and a professional Colonial Reenactor featured in numerous movies and educational publications. You may also see Scott perform at numerous Colonial Reenactments throughout the year with the Brigade of the American Revolution (BAR) and the 5th NY Regiment.
To ensure the highest quality of touring experience we make available a professional quality personal wireless audio receiver and headphones to all participants. We want to make sure that you every word of the wit and wisdom of Alexander Hamilton on the best Colonial Tour of New York City.