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Introduction
1)
Title
Hamilton 3 Riordan (from Boulder Palisades)
2)
Town, State
Weehawken, NJ
3)
ID #
1590
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
April 22, 2006
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
April 22, 2006
6)
Site Worked Last
September 12, 2010
Content
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1)
Individual|group/family recognition
2)
Outstanding/notable citizen/person
3)
Founding Father
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Former m|m
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Bust of person
4)
Stone/rock
5)
Average (life-size)
7)
Inscribed/lettered on tablet
8)
Text available, all
9)
Others, not authorized
9.1)
Image numbering/location
10)
Design Preservation
Not applicable
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Riordan
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Other
2)
Not Applicable
3)
Appearance/Setting
Not Applicable
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4)
Not Entered
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
8)
Under Consideration
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1587 , 1588 , 1589 , 1591 , 1592
11)
Not applicable
12)
Other
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
P & M: 1783-1830
Demography
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1)
File Number
61
2)
Town/City
Weehawken
3)
County
Hudson
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NJ
6)
Zip
07086
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
0.0000000000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
0.0000000000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
J F Kennedy Boulevard East
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Hamilton Av
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Hamilton Plaza Park
13)
Additional Identifier 2
15)
Former m|m
16)
Auxiliary support group
17)
17.1)
Revolution: War/Governance | 1774-1788
17.2)
Washington to Lincoln|1789-1865
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
April 22, 2006
19)
19.1)
Journal
19.2)
Newspaper
19.3)
Promotional Materials
19.4)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Alexander Hamilton
DESIGNER: First name of sculptor not known as of Last Date Worked This Site. For source of sculptor's last name see New York Times, July 10, 1904.
SITE: (1) Other -- Former monument
SITE: (2) In 1870 boulder relocated from dueling ground's elevated ledge just above the Hudson River to the top of the Palisades near the point where it rests today.
DEVELOPMENT DATE: Dedication date from Demontreux, below
ACCESS: Under Consideration -- as a former monument site, access not possible; for current alternative, see ID# 1591.
SITE MAINTENANCE: None of the Above -- Former monument
LEAD SPONSOR: Auxiliary support group -- Hamilton Memorial Association of Highwood Park (see New York Times, July 10, 1904)
CROSS STREET: Hamilton Plaza Park formerly known as Highwood Park
SOURCES(S) Demontreux, The Changing Face of the Hamilton Monument see Weehawken history website, above; Taylor, Society Dedicates Memorial to Alexander Hamilton at Dueling Grounds; The New York Times, various articles
COMMENT: (1) Seconds for the duel: William P. Van Ness (Burr) and Nathaniel Pendleton (Hamilton)
COMMENT: (2) During early 19th century, property transferred from Captain James Deas to James Gore King (one of the sons of Rufus King) and to subsequent members of the King family, Archibald Gracie King and Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer.



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