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Events for Saturday November 5, 2022

Princeton University Eating Clubs, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday November 5, 2022
10:00 AM

Join author Clifford Zink on a walking tour outside Princeton University's majestic eating clubs. Learn about the architecture, origins, and development of the sixteen Classical and Gothic-style clubhouses, which date from 1895 to 1928. There will be an opportunity to visit inside of one of the eating clubs; masks will be required during this portion of the tour.

Advanced tickets are required and can be purchased on the Historical Society's website: www.princetonhistory.org

Cannon Firing Demonstration, Washington Crossing State Park

Saturday November 5, 2022
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Lamb’s Artillery Company (Revolutionary War reenactment group) will be conducting Artillery demonstrations from 12:00 Noon. to 4:00 P.M. in the field behind the Visitor Center Museum at Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville, New Jersey, on Saturday, November 5th. The cannon firing demonstrations will be held at 12:00, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30. This event is co-sponsored by The Swan Historical Foundation Inc.

The Visitor Center Museum can be reached from I-95 by taking the Trenton/Lambertville Exit (this is the first exit in N.J. heading north and the last exit heading south). Head north on Route 29 for 2 ½ miles and turn right at the first traffic light. Park Entrance will be on your left in a ½ mile. Enter the park and follow the signs to the Visitor Center Museum. For more information call (609) 737-0623.

Historic Pole Farm Walk with Dennis Waters, Morven Museum & Garden

Saturday November 5, 2022
2:00 PM

General Admission: $15 Morven Members: $10

In 1929 AT&T set up an 820-acre plot in Mercer County, New Jersey as a "Pole Farm." All telephone calls from the United States to Europe were routed through this site. In 1952, to speak to a cousin in England, for example, you would talk to a series of operators. and your call would be transmitted over short wave and converted to telephone signal in London. Walk along with Dennis Waters to learn why, In 1965 , the Pole Farm was the largest radio telephone station in the world, before undersea cable replaced the shortwave radio transmission. Details on where to meet, etc. will be provided in the week prior to the walk. Rain date to be announced, if necessary

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