Historical Society of Princeton Spring Walking Tours

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March 26 at 10 a.m.

Join author Clifford Zink for a walking tour outside Princeton University’s eating clubs. Learn about the architecture, origins, and development of the 16 Classical and Gothic-style clubhouses, which date from 1895 to 1928. 

Copies of Zink’s 2017 book, The Princeton Eating Clubs, will be available for sale at a discounted price at the tour. 

Purchase tickets: https://princetonhistory.org/events/princeton-university-eating-clubs-tour-10/

April 16 at 10 a.m. 

This part-lecture, part 2-mile hike explores the lives of early settlers and the community established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. Stops include the Stony Book Meeting House and Burial Ground, walking a portion of the “hidden” backroad into Princeton, and a view of the Battlefield. 

Purchase tickets: https://princetonhistory.org/events/stony-brook-walking-tour-27/

April 23 at 11 a.m.

Once part of a 30-acre farm owned by Judge Richard Stockton Field, Marquand Park is home to more than 140 different tree specimens, some dating back more than 170 years.

Explore this gem of a preserve with Marquand Park Foundation members, who will share the property’s history and highlight the native and exotic trees in the collection. 

Purchase tickets: https://princetonhistory.org/events/the-magic-and-history-of-marquand-park-4/