Historical Society of Princeton
Updike Farmstead 354 Quaker Road Princeton NJ 08542
The mission of the Historical Society of Princeton is to collect and preserve materials pertaining to the town and its environs, and to interpret the history of the area through exhibitions, educational programs, and publications. Since its founding in 1938, the Historical Society has amassed, recorded, and exhibited a collection of over 40,000 artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, decorative arts objects, artworks, and articles of clothing dating from the 17th century to the present, and has offered a broad range of educational services and activities to local residents, students, scholars, and visitors from around the world. Walking tours, lectures, out-of-town trips, education programs for schools: the Historical Society presents these programs and more throughout the year. Every Sunday at 2pm, come join a guided walking tour of downtown Princeton and learn all about Princeton’s people, its architecture, and historical moments from an HSP-trained guide.
Bordentown Self-Guided Walking Tour
Historic Bordentown is rich in history but is also a modern community with much to offer residents and visitors alike. Situated at the northern tip of Burlington County and bordering Hamilton Township, it is located at the crossroads of the American Revolution and today's modern highways.
New Hope Walking Tours
The Historical Society of New Hope offers two types of tours.
Princeton University's Orange Key Tour
Princeton University's Orange Key Tours are led by student volunteers. These tours provide a student's perspective of life on campus and are open to all visitors.
Trenton Battlefield Tours
This tour features a 10 block interpretive walk and battle narrative on the events of the two battles of Trenton featuring the Trenton Battle Monument and Mill Hill Park.