Albert Gallatin, a Genevan at the Heart of the American Dream
Library of Geneva
The exhibit traces incredible journey of Albert Gallatin who left Geneva in 1780, to pursue his dreams in America. This multifaceted man mad his mark in the politics, diplomacy, economics, and science in America. Unpublished documents from the Bibliothèque de Genève (BGE) origninal Gallatin artifacts are displayed in Gallatins home at Friendship Hill.
Did You Know?
Nineteen year old Albert Gallatin came to America in 1780, in the midst of the American Revolution. He and a partner landed near Boston with $400 and a load of tea to sell. They failed to make a profit.