• 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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Albert Gallatin

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark named the three forks of the Missouri River the Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin rivers. Who was Gallatin? A statesman, diplomat, and financier, Albert Gallatin is remembered at Friendship Hill National Historic Site. More...