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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationLandmarks. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
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. Marker is on the grounds of Princeton University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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);
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a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton Speech (within 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Markers at Princeton University image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
MacLean House image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
4. Princeton Landmark Plaque
National Bicentennial 1776-1976

Historical Society of Princeton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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