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Historical Society of Princeton: Stony Brook Walking Tour

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Image Credit: Updike Farmstead,

Historical Society of Princeton

Updike Farmstead

354 Quaker Road

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Stony Brook Walking Tour

Updike Farmstead

354 Quaker Road

Princeton, New Jersey

August 28, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Before there was a “Princeton,” six Quaker families established a community on the fertile ground along Stony Brook.
This 2-mile hike explores the lives of the early settlers and the community they established, while following a portion of the trail George Washington took from Trenton to the Princeton Battlefield. Stops include the Stony Brook Meeting House and Burial Ground, walking a portion of the “hidden” back road into Princeton, and a view of the Battlefield.

ABOUT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PRINCETON: Founded in 1938, The Historical Society of Princeton(HSP) is a museum and research center dedicated to interpreting the history of Princeton, New Jersey. HSP’s headquarters, Updike Farmstead, is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places and lies within the Princeton Battlefield/Stony Brook Historic District. Visit us at

Image Credits: princeton unless otherwise noted

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