So what'd I miss?
What'd I miss?
Virginia, my home sweet home, I want to give you a kiss
-Thomas Jefferson in "What'd I Miss", Hamilton
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton burst onto the Broadway scene in 2015, and has left audiences delighting over the story of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton ever since. This summer, Hamilton will take up residence at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.—just a few short miles from where many of the stories that inspired the musical actually took place: Virginia.
We invite you to visit Virginia to see where it all began, and discover for yourself why Virginia is for History Lovers. Join the revolution today.
Though he never attained the highest office of his adopted country, few of America’s founders influenced its political system more than Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804).
The modernized historic narration of Hamilton tells of Hamilton’s frequent interactions with notable Virginians, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison, and how his travels in Virginia influenced the country for centuries to come. Follow Hamilton’s story one step further with a visit to the homes of these important Americans, as well as several other iconic historic locations within Virginia.