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.
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Public Walking Tours April thru December
Princeton Tour Company: On Saturdays Princeton Tour Company offers public walking tours, shuttle tours and ghost tours. The tours cover everything including Princeton University campus, Albert Einstein, Woodrow Wilson, James Madison, Grover Cleveland, F. Scott Fitzgerald, TS Eliot, famous Pulitzer & Nobel Prize Winners, famous Princeton University students and alumni, not to mention historic Revolutionary War sites. All tour customers receive valuable discounts to restaurants and shops so plan at least a day to visit Princeton! (Private tours are available daily - please email to inquire about availability!)
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