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Events for Saturday October 6, 2018

Princeton University Architecture Tour, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday October 6, 2018
10:00 AM

On October 6, at 10 AM, the popular Princeton University Architecture Tour explores the phenomenal architecture on campus, dating from 1756 to the present. Buildings on this two-mile walk include the Georgian-style Nassau Hall, collegiate gothic marvels, and extraordinary contemporary designs, including the Frank Gehry-designed Lewis Library, the Stadium, the Icahn Laboratory, and the Neuroscience Institute/Psychology facility. Starts at Palmer Square’s Tiger Park; tickets are $10.

Tickets for all tours can be purchased online at www.princetonhistory.org, or by calling (609) 921-6748 x102. Space is limited.

Historic Stony Brook: Gateway to Princeton History, Historical Society of Princeton

Saturday October 6, 2018
1:00 PM

On October 6, at 1 PM, tour Historic Stony Brook: Gateway to Princeton History. 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. Starts at Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road; tickets are $5.

Tickets for all tours can be purchased online at www.princetonhistory.org, or by calling (609) 921-6748 x102. Space is limited.

Kingston Historical Society Walking Tour

Saturday October 6, 2018
2:00 PM

The walk will start at the Kingston Presbyterian Church parking lot, 4565 Route 27, Kingston, NJ and end at the Kingston Lock-tender's House in the D&R Canal State Park, where there will be a display on Kingston's businesses and a demonstration of Paul Kayne's models of the lock and former "A" Frame bridge.

Lifetime Kingston resident George Luck, Jr., leads the walk. He will talk about past businesses, representing a time when Kingston was dependent on local merchants to supply everything from groceries to shoes to meet the needs of residents and travelers. Please join us and learn about their impact in the community from the days of stagecoaches to today. Rides will be provided for those not wishing to walk back to the Kingston Presbyterian Church. For more information see: http://www.khsnj.org/

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