UNITED STATES - MAY 28:  Hamilton Grange National Monument in Hamilton Heights.  (Photo by Howard Earl Simmons/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

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Hamilton Grange

Harlem & Upper Manhattan

This Federal-style retreat belonged to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, who owned a 32-acre country estate here in the early 1800s. Unfortunately, Hamilton was able to enjoy his abode for only two years before his life was cut short in a fatal duel with political rival Aaron Burr. Moved from Convent Ave to its present location in 2008, the building is one of several Hamilton-related sights seeing an increase in visitors – by some 75% – thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical, Hamilton.

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