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

Joseph Henry House

 
 
Joseph Henry House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. Joseph Henry 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
1965

 
Erected 1965 by National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 20.967′ N, 74° 39.541′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Nassau Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the west side of the house, 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. 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton Speech (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presidentís House (about 400 feet away, measured
Marker at Princeton University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. Marker at Princeton University
in a direct line); English Boxwood Plants (about 400 feet away); John Witherspoon (about 400 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Joseph Henry House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Joseph Henry House Marker
Joseph Henry House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
4. Joseph Henry House
This house is named for Joseph Henry, the first Director of the Smithsonian Institution and a leading American scientist whose scientific contributions were in the field of electromagnetism. He was also a professor at Princeton University from 1832 to 1846.
 
 
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