Who was Albert Gallatin
Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations. In that time he reduced the national debt, purchased the Louisiana Territory and funded the Lewis & Clark exploration. Gallatin's accomplishments and contributions are highlighted at Friendship Hill, his restored country estate.Read More
Did You Know?
Albert Gallatin took a job teaching French at Harvard. Later, while surveying for a partner who had been one of his students, he bought the land he called Friendship Hill.