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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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  • There are a hilarious number of locked entryways; we literally thought the cemetery was closed like everything else in Princeton on Mondays. There's a driveway to the far right if you're facing the fr...  more »
  • .........well, at least, the ones that are old and "historic." This cemetery dates from 1757, so, of course, there's going to be some historic headstones and gravesites. And, if it's Princeton Univers...  more »
  • Wife and I wanted to visit a few sites within walking distance from the center of Princeton. The cemetery has a few parking spaces available in the cemetery but we had chose to park in the nearby Spri...  more »
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  • Pretty solid selection of dead people. Not creepy tho
  • 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.
  • It's a beautiful place except I can't get in
  • Some incredible names dotted around the place
  • Quiet serenity near the middle of Princeton. Historical.

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The downtown area boasts a few large hotels that cater to visiting academics and university employees. In the neighborhoods outside of downtown, there are a handful of bed and breakfasts and inns. A few options located right next to the university campus offer the most attractive surroundings.
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