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Robert Fulton (November 14, 1765 – February 24, 1815) was an American engineer and inventor. Fulton built the first commercial steamboat, the North River Steamboat (later known as the Clermont), which carried passengers between New York City and Albany, New York. Fulton died in 1815. He is buried in the Trinity Church Cemetery in New York City
Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher, he was the only New Yorker who signed the U.S. Constitution
Federal Hall: Site (former building) of G. Washington’s Inauguration.
Federal Hall: The Birthplace of American Government Here George Washington took the oath of office as our first President, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. The current structure, a Customs House, later served as part of the US Sub-Treasury. Now, the building serves as a museum and memorial to our first President and the beginnings of the United States of America.
South Street Seaport: NY’s first port, note the colonial era buildings.