• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Who was Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.

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Albert Gallatin

“Albert Gallatin” became a popular name in the 19th century as people followed the fashion of naming their children after influential people. The financial company AG Edwards was started in 1887 by Albert Gallatin Edwards and his son, Benjamin Franklin Edwards.