Elevator Temporarily Unavailable
Elevator access to second floor and restrooms is unavailable until further notice. The restrooms near the parking area remain open. The second floor of the Gallatin House is available by stairs. (Effective Aug. 9, 2013)
Albert Gallatin: Champion of Democracy
The Friendship Hill Educational Guide was designed to help teachers prepare their classes for a rewarding experience visiting the park. It is designed primarily for use in upper elementary school classrooms (grades 5-7). The guide contains the following sections. The entire guide can be viewed and downloaded here. Hard copies are no longer available.
Did You Know?
Albert Gallatin served as Secretary of Treasury for twelve years and nine months. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes (1933 to 1946) is the only person who served in the cabinet longer. Gallatin’s country estate is preserved at Friendship Hill National Historic Site in Pennsylvania. More...