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Events for Saturday May 11, 2019

Historic Stony Brook: Gateway to Princeton History

Saturday May 11, 2019
1:00 PM

Saturdays: May 11, and June 15 1:00 PM - Starts at Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road; tickets are $5

This hike explores the lives of Princeton’s early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. Stops include the Stony Brook Meeting House and Burial Ground, walking a portion of the “hidden” back road into Princeton, and a view of the Battlefield. 

Tickets can be purchased online at www.princetonhistory.org, or by calling (609) 921-6748 x102.

The Magic and History of Marquand Park, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday May 11, 2019
1:00 PM

Starts at the Marquand Park parking lot, Lover’s Lane between Stockton and Mercer Streets; free, but registration is required

In 1953, the Marquand family donated 17 acres of their estate, Guernsey Hall, to Princeton to serve as an arboretum and passive recreation park. Join Bob Wells, Associate Director of Arboriculture at Morris Arboretum, and Roland Machold, former Marquand Park Foundation board member, as they share the history of the property and highlight the native and exotic trees in the collection.

Register online at www.princetonhistory.org, or by calling (609) 921-6748 x102.

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