• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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.

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Handblown glass pieces

Albert Gallatin dreamed of an industrial west. His New Geneva Glassworks produced the first glass west of the Allegheny Mountains. Visit Gallatin's home at Friendship Hill National Historic Site near New Geneva, Pennsylvania. More...