Gallatin House closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
The Gallatin House Visitor Center will be closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through May 8 2014. The house is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday.
Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Friendship Hill National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Albert Gallatin is not very well known, however his contributions to the young United States were huge. Through the new National Park Service education portal teachers can now learn about and teach their students about the accomplishments of this incredible man. Read more
Did You Know?
Although Albert Gallatin was an ardent abolitionist, he did buy a slave in Virginia by the name of Charlotte Smith. As he was negotiating her purchase, he was also working with a lawyer on the legal act of manumission to change her slavery to an indenture.