We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly. We support the following browsers:
Lin-Manuel Miranda, in writing his hit play "Hamilton," did not include Albert Gallatin, one of my favorite early American statesmen. Gallatin immigrated to the United States from Geneva, Switzerland when he was 19 years old. The way to riches in early times was not in...More
We visited for the annual autumn festivities, which are free to the public (donations accepted). There were about 20 tents set up with different vendors (wood crafts, floral crowns, artisans) and food available. They had roast beef sandwiches, a bean soup that was delicious, baked...More
While I have visited from time to time just to tour Albert Gallatin's house and learn more about early American culture, I have also used these grounds to take photos for clients. The tree lined land is beautiful all year. The grounds and architecture are...More
This is a great place to go to check out some local history or hike some beautiful trails. I've walked the trails here many times and never get tired of the scenery. The overlook is nice , the trails are always clean and cleared off.
We've lived in the region for decades and only recently heard about Friendship Hill. I'm so glad that we decided to go check it out. What a beautiful setting!!! I can understand why Albert Gallitan (Thomas Jefferson's contemporary - Secretary of the US Treasury -...More
The most important person you never heard of (unless your local) lived here.
Albert Gallatin's frontier residence is a good place for a quick stop to learn about an early politician who played important roles in the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition...More
I've seen this place on maps for years, never really knew what it was. We were in the area at Ft Necessity, so we decided to check it out as well. It is about a 1/2 hr drive from the fort, and traveling Rt40 and...More
My husband and I visited this house after a visit to Ft. Necessity. We thought it was close to the fort but it is really in a very isolated location, about 20 miles away, near the small town of New Geneva, PA founded and laid...More
The tree-lined drive to the Park sets the scene for a visit to the stately Gallatin House. The house was not open (we arrived after 7pm) but we walked around the house and over to the gazebo for a view of the river. We had...More