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

Bainbridge House

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
1. Bainbridge House Marker
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Bainbridge House
158 Nassau Street

 
Location. 40° 21.025′ N, 74° 39.452′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Nassau Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Washington Road (County Route 526), on the left when traveling north on Nassau Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 158 Nassau Street, Princeton NJ 08542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Henry House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Witherspoon (about 500 feet away); 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (about 700 feet away); Princeton Speech (about 800 feet away); Princeton University (about 800 feet away); Nassau Hall (about 800 feet away); The President’s House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Also see . . .  Bainbridge House. (Submitted on January 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Bainbridge House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
2. Bainbridge House Marker
Marker in Princeton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
3. Marker in Princeton
This 18th century Georgian house was the birthplace of Commodore William Bainbridge, a hero in the War of 1812. He commanded several famous naval vessels, including the USS Constitution (“Old Ironsides”). It is currently the home of the Historical Society of Princeton.
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By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
4. Bainbridge House
Princeton served as the capital of the United States from July to October 1783. During that time, delegates to the Continental Congress stayed at the Bainbridge House.
Bainbridge House Bicentennial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
5. Bainbridge House Bicentennial Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 1, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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