July 11, 1804The most famous duel in American History took place on this date at the dueling grounds in Weehakken, between political rivals, General Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President of the United States, Colonel Aaron Burr. Hamilton fell mortally wounded, and died the next day in New York City.
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|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:52am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 582942 N 4513688|
|Decimal Degrees||40.76998333, -74.01720000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 46.199', W 74° 1.032'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 46' 11.94" N, 74° 1' 1.92" W|
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|Area Code(s)||201, 551, 908, 973|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 24-96 Hamilton Ave, Weehawken NJ 07086, US|
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