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  1. At 17.140979° -62.628779°, well it’s the beautiful town of Charlestown in Saint Kitts and Nevis, somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean. We can see the Hamilton Museum and the Saint Theresa Church too. There is the 592 bar where, back in 1792, I unfortunately drank too much and killed a noisy pirate named John Paul Jones III, son of Rachel and James A. Faucette.

    Charlestown is the capital of the island of Nevis, in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Indies. Charlestown is situated on the leeward side of the island of Nevis, near the southern end of Pinneys Beach. Charlestown Harbor was originally called Bath Bay, in reference to Bath Stream. This stream was noted for its curative waters.
    Historically, in colonial times, the town of Charlestown was protected by Fort Charles to the south and Fort Black Rocks to the north. Many of the oldest two-story stone buildings were severely damaged over time by earthquakes, which tended to cause the upper story to collapse into the lower story. This unfortunate design flaw led to the common practice of building a wooden upper floor above a stone ground floor. The Museum of Nevis History, Charlestown, Nevis. This building was built on the foundation of the structure where it was thought that Alexander Hamilton was born. Charlestown was the birthplace and childhood home of Alexander Hamilton. The restored stone building which was his place of birth now houses the Museum of Nevis History on the ground floor, and the Nevis Island Administration Assembly Room on the upper floor. There are two other museums in Charlestown: the Nelson Museum, and the Nevis Sport Museum, as well as the Philatelic Bureau. I’m sure you’re happy to read this and avoid to wikipedy on Google!

  2. Birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding fathers of USA /Museum Of Nevis History, Charlestown, Nevis.
    17° 8’27.11″N 62°37’46.00″W

  3. Museum of Nevis History, Charlestown, Saint Thomas Lowland Parish, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

  4. Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Alexander Hamilton was born and spent part of his childhood in Charlestown, the capital of the island of Nevis in the Leeward Islands (then part of the British West Indies).

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