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250th Anniversary of Princeton University

 
 
250th Anniversary of Princeton University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
1. 250th Anniversary of Princeton University Marker
Inscription.
In the nationís service.
In the service of all nations.


On the occasion
of its 250th anniversary
Princeton University here records
its gratitude to its alumni
for their devotion to the University
and its mission of education,
scholarship and service.

October 22, 1996

 
Erected 1996 by Princeton University.
 
Location. 40° 20.958′ N, 74° 39.575′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Nassau Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Princeton University, in front of Nassau Hall. 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. Princeton Speech (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Henry House (within shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Presidentís House (within shouting distance of this marker); Princeton University (within shouting distance of this marker); English Boxwood Plants
Marker at Princeton University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
2. Marker at Princeton University
(within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. Education
 
Nassau Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2011
3. Nassau Hall
The 250th Anniversary of Princeton University marker is on the pavement in front of Nassau Hall. This building, built in 1754, was occupied by both the British and American armies during the Revolutionary War. Congress also met here in 1783.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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