• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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July 17, 2014
Thomas Jefferson and Albert Gallatin To Appear at Friendship Hill
The National Park Service will host a two day symposium on the Louisiana Purchase and the War of 1812. The weekend will feature portrayals of Albert Gallatin and Thomas Jefferson. Programs and activities will also be available for children.

Did You Know?

Albert Gallatin and the Constituiton

Albert Gallatin was the first man removed from the U.S. Senate. In 1793 Gallatin’s political foes claimed he was not a U.S. citizen for the required nine years. Gallatin had been in America since 1780, but swore an oath of allegiance in 1785. He was disqualified by a Senate vote along party lines.