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Posted on: August 28, 2020

19th-Century Birthdays

Margaret Hamilton

Although Margaret Hamilton was not born in the Hamilton House in Clifton, she spent most of her life living on the homestead. She and her sisters, Bridget and Susan, inherited the house from their parents and enjoyed a long life on the farm. Margaret kept...

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Hamilton House Museum
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Plenty of Chores Around the Hamilton House


In November of 1856, Henry and Margaret Hamilton purchased what we now know as the Hamilton House Museum and its surrounding 96 acres of land. This made for a great deal of housework for the family.

A Clever Cat Clique

One could easily say that hand-milking...

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Hamilton House Museum