Hamilton Ave

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220px-Alexander Hamilton portrait by John Trumbull 1806.jpg
Hamilton Ave, laid out before 1876 was thus likely named for Alexander Hamilton, who fought the infamous duel with Aaron Burr in Weehawkin. He actually was here. In September 1780 while staying at the Liberty Pole Tavern, he write a famous letter to a friend calling for a constitutional convention. [1]


  1. Griffin et al, Dustin (2003). Englewood: Historical Sketches. Englewood Historical Society. p. 52.