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President's House (Princeton University)

President's House
President's House (Princeton University) is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
President's House (Princeton University)
Location Princeton, New Jersey
Built 1756
Architect Robert Smith
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
Part of Princeton Historic District (#75001143)
NRHP Reference # 71000504
NJRHP # 1740[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 17, 1971[2]
Designated NHL July 17, 1971[3]
Designated NJRHP July 17, 1971

The President's House, also known as the John Maclean House, or simply the Maclean House, in Battle of Princeton and in 1783 while Congress met in Nassau Hall.[3]

It now serves as the home of the Alumni Association of Princeton University and houses 35 staff, hosts many alumni functions and showcases Princeton memorabilia and a library of Princetoniana.[5]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.[3][6]

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^ a b c
  4. ^ 250th Anniversary Celebration of Nassau Hall and Maclean House
  5. ^ Home Page of the Princeton University Alumni Association
  6. ^ and Accompanying photo, exterior, from 1968 PDF (32 KB)

External links

  • Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NJ-800, "John Witherspoon House, 166 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, Mercer County, NJ", 9 photos, 1 photo caption page, supplemental material
  • HABS No. NJ-801, "John Witherspoon Barn", 3 photos, 1 photo caption page, supplemental material
  • HABS No. NJ-802, "John Witherspoon Springhouse", 1 photo, 1 photo caption page, supplemental material

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