"Retracing Hamilton's footsteps"—his early years on the island of St. Croix

May 3, 2017

The Caribbean island of St. Croix is the largest of the United States Virgin Islands. The US purchased the islands from Denmark in 1916, following nearly 200 years of Danish occupation of the island as a sugar colony. Most recently, the island has received notice as the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's founding fathers, the first US Treasury Secretary, and the subject of a wildly popular Broadway musical. 

 

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The West Indian Island That Shaped Alexander Hamilton 

By Ann Mah 

The New York Times 

May 3, 2017

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