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Hamilton Fish House

  • 21 Stuyvesant Street
  • Manhattan, NY 10003

An official Path Through History Site! Hamilton Fish House, also known as the Stuyvesant Fish House and Nicholas and Elizabeth Stuyvesant Fish House, is where Hamilton Fish, future Governor and Senator of New York, was born and resided from 1808 to 1838.The brick Federal style house, which was unusually wide for its time was built by Peter Stuyvesant, the great-grandson of Petrus Stuyvesant, around 1804 as a wedding present to his daughter, Elizabeth, and his son-in-law, Nicholas Fish, parents of Hamilton. It was one of five houses owned by the family on their private lane. The land had been the property of the family since the 18th century.


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