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Princeton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Presidentís House

 
 
The Presidentís House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. The Presidentís House Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1971

 
Erected 1971 by National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 20.95′ N, 74° 39.614′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on Nassau Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Princeton University. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. English Boxwood Plants (a few steps from this marker); The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (within shouting distance of this marker); 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton Speech (within
Markers at Princeton University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. Markers at Princeton University
Plaques are located on either side of the front door of the MacLean House. The Presidentís House marker can be seen to the left and a Princeton Landmark Plaque is on the right.
shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); March of the Mill Children (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
MacLean House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. MacLean House
This house, the second oldest on campus, is the home of the President of Princeton University. Occupants have included Jonathan Witherspoon, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States. The house is named for John MacLean, Jr., Princeton President 1854-1868.
Princeton Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
4. Princeton Landmark Plaque
National Bicentennial 1776-1976

Historical Society of Princeton
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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