The Age of Hamilton at Locust Grove
Raise a glass to freedom and to the Revolution at the place where Louisville begins!
Join us as we explore the struggles and triumphs of the American Revolution through the eyes of Locust Grove’s own George Rogers Clark and William Croghan, along with their contemporaries—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, and Alexander Hamilton.
Seize the moment to be part of the story!
Calendar of Events
Sunday, June 16, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
This celebration of the Revolution will feature student performances of original pieces, a re-creation of the Hamilton-Burr Duel, a sing-a-long, and presentation on clothing of the period, Aaron Burr’s time in Louisville, and more. 10 am to 4:30 pm, $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 and over, free for younger children. Refreshments available.
Hamilton Fest Schedule:
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Dueling 101 with the Frazier Kentucky History Museum (The Tent Where It Happens)
12:30 pm From Boston to Weehawken: Women’s Fashions in the Age of Revolution—Hannah Stoppel & Amy Liebert (Visitors’ Center Auditorium)
1:00 pm Hamiltonia Trivia! · Let’s Get These Kids in Front of a Crowd! Student Performances · Sing-A-Long (The Tent Where It Happens)
1:30 pm What Comes Next: Burr in Louisville— Dr. Carol Ely (Visitors’ Center Auditorium)
2:00 pm Summon All the Courage You Require: The Burr-Hamilton Duel of 1804 (Historic House)
2:30 pm Best of Wives, Best of Women: Women in the Revolution — Amy Liebert (Visitors’ Center Auditorium)
3:00 pm Hamiltonia Trivia! · Let’s Get These Kids in Front of a Crowd! Student Performances · Sing-A-Long (The Tent Where It Happens)
3:30 pm A Reckoning to be Reckoned: The Clay-Wickliffe Duel of 1841 (Historic House)
4:00 pm From Boston to Weehawken: Women’s Fashions in the Age of Revolution—Hannah Stoppel & Amy Liebert (Visitors’ Center Auditorium)
Tour the historic house and meet the Croghans and Clarks in the year 1816 · Ask the Duelist with Marlan Ingram · Steve Thomas in the Hearth Kitchen · J. Henderson Period Stoneware · The Virginia Floor Cloth and Textile Company · Ask A Historian · Visit with Colonel George Rogers Clark · Visit The Tent Where It Happens for music, trivia, crafts, photo booth and more!