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Nathaniel Fitz Randolph

 
 
Nathaniel Fitz Randolph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
1. Nathaniel Fitz Randolph Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot lie the remains of Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, the generous giver of the land upon which the original buildings of this University were erected.

In Agro Jacet Nostro Immo Svo

 
Location. 40° 20.921′ N, 74° 39.677′ W. Marker is in Princeton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from Nassau Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at Holder Hall on the campus 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. The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton (within shouting distance of this marker); Nassau Inn – 1756 - 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); 250th Anniversary of Princeton University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); March of the Mill Children (about 300 feet away); English Boxwood Plants (about 300 feet away); The Presidentís House (about 300 feet away); Princeton WW2 Memorial (about 400 feet away); Reunion Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducation
 
Marker at Holder Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
2. Marker at Holder Hall
Nathaniel Fitz Randolph was born in Princeton on November 11, 1793. He donated the original 4 acres that became the home of Princeton University.
Nathaniel Fitz Randolph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
3. Nathaniel Fitz Randolph Marker
Nassau Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 1, 2013
4. Nassau Hall
Built in 1754, Nassau Hall is the oldest building at Princeton University. It was the first home of the New Jersey Legislature, and served as Capitol of the United States from June 30 through November 4, 1783. It was damaged during during the American Revolution at the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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