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Princeton Cemetery, Princeton

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Princeton Cemetery is located in Princeton, New Jersey. It is owned by the Nassau Presbyterian Church. John F. Hageman in his 1878 history of Princeton, New Jersey refers to the cemetery as: "The Westminster Abbey of the United States."
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  • July 23, 2017
    While the worldwide famous Albert Einstein used to teach in Princeton University until,his death, he is not buried in this cemetery (eventually he was cremated and his ashes scattered around the groun...  more »
  • May 30, 2017
    We came to pay our respects to President Grover Cleveland the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. The cemetery is well maintained and easy to navigate if you pick up the free map at the entr...  more »
  • April 23, 2017
    Grover Cleveland - born in Caldwell NJ was the first and only President in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office - 22nd and 24th. Cleveland is considered by most historians to ...  more »
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  • August 11, 2016
    Pretty solid selection of dead people. Not creepy tho
  • December 31, 2015
    How to find Aaron Burr's resting place? He is on the side closer to the Princeton Library building. He is in a fenced (short) group reserved for President of Princeton University. His father was one.
  • March 31, 2016
    It's a beautiful place except I can't get in
  • April 22, 2016
    Some incredible names dotted around the place
  • June 23, 2013
    Quiet serenity near the middle of Princeton. Historical.

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