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Address: 5 Olyphant Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960-4231
Phone Number: +1 201-267-4039
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Alexander Hamilton met and proposed to his future wife, Betsy Schuyler, in...

Alexander Hamilton met and proposed to his future wife, Betsy Schuyler, in this house.

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The Schuyler-Hamilton House in Morristown is where Eliza/Betsy Schuyler was staying when she met Alexander Hamilton during the Revolutionary War. The property is maintained by the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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Morristown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there this past Sunday. It is an old house that Betsy Schuyler only stayed in for a time when her Uncle Tom Cochran owned. It is an older house with uneven floors the upstairs shows the bedroom Betsy slept in. The Daughters of American Revolution run this museum. One woman gives you a speech of the history of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Schuyler-Hamilton House in Morristown is where Eliza/Betsy Schuyler was staying when she met Alexander Hamilton during the Revolutionary War. The property is maintained by the local chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR has meetings in this house, and they give tours as well. We had a very interesting tour which explained the history of the house... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Perfect bijou of an 18th Century home, lovingly maintained by devoted DAR chapter. Original furnishings and informed docents.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

This modest home was built by the Schyler's just off the Green in Morristown. Washinton and his aids stayed in the Ford mansion nearby in the winters of 177 and 1779, Alexander Hamilton, aide to the general, courted Betsy when lodged here. They married and lived in NYC after the war when he was the first federal treasure and NYC... More 

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