• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

History & Culture

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Daguerreotype of Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin remained active after retiring from the government. In 1831, at age seventy, he was named president of the new National Bank of New York. He served on the council that established New York University in 1831. He founded the American Ethnological Society in 1842, at age eighty-one.