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Events for Saturday November 5, 2022

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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Campus Collections Outdoor Walking Tours, Princeton University Art Museum

Saturday November 5, 2022
2:00 PM

Join a guided walking tour of the campus collections with an Art Museum guide and discover a variety of artworks by modern and contemporary sculptors, from Henry Moore to Maya Lin. Learn about materials and techniques and explore elements of design and balance. We offer one-hour tours of sculptures in two campus neighborhoods: Main Campus and Residential Colleges. All tours are held outdoors, rain or shine, and are stair-free. (Due to weather, tours are not offered December through February.)

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