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Joanne Shenandoah and Doug George-Kanentiio
Hamilton Celebrates Samuel Kirkland's Birthday

Two members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy joined the Hamilton community on Dec. 1 to help celebrate Samuel Kirkland’s birthday. A Community Lunch – sponsored by the Chaplaincy, Religious Studies Department, and the American Life & Thought Fund through the Dean of Faculty’s Office – served as a reminder of the college’s founder, and the heart of his educational mission, conceived as an outreach to indigenous peoples, particularly members of the Oneida Nation.  More ...

Hamilton community members process to the College cemetery to lay a wreath in honor of Hamilton's Civil War dead.
Hamilton Honors Its Civil War Dead on 150th Anniversary of War's End

Bells in municipal towers and religious buildings – including Hamilton’s chapel bell – rang across the country on April 9 at 3:15 p.m. to commemorate the time 150 years ago when Generals Grant and Lee exited the Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia bringing the Civil War to an end.  More ...

Hands on Hamilton History Series Continues Oct. 20

The monthly series of bicentennial displays, Hands on Hamilton History, continues with an exhibition of documents from around the time of the Revolutionary War and the following decades, including the founding and operation of the Hamilton-Oneida Academy. The items will be on display in the Patricia Pogue Couper Research Room in the Emerson Rare Book Room on the third floor of Burke Library on Thursday, Oct. 20.  More ...

A page of Samuel Kirkland's Plan of Education, on loan from Dartmouth College.
Hands on Hamilton History Debuts With Samuel Kirkland

Hands on Hamilton History will debut on Thursday, Sept. 22, with an exhibit related to Samuel Kirkland.  Each month, Hands on Hamilton History will feature a small group of documents, artifacts and visual materials relating to a specific period in the history of the College. A brief discussion of these materials will take place at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Patricia Pogue Couper Research Room, third floor Burke Library.  More ...