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Nassau Hall


Nassau Hall

Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

Nassau Hall is the oldest building on Princeton University’s campus. Its history dates back to 1776, when the British Redcoats seized the building, forcing George Washington and his army — including Alexander Hamilton — to retaliate in the Battle of Princeton.

While the building has since been updated, many of the original furnishings and intricate detailing remain. A guided tour of Princeton University’s campus will give you an in-depth history of this famous building.

Recent Traveler Reviews


by travelwise333

Very historic building adjacent to Princeton battlefield. It was the largest such building of an institution at the time. First US Capitol. Very nice grounds. Must visit in Princeton.
The iconic structure of Princeton.

by YatriForever

It is always a great joy to see, to be around this iconic building of the Princeton University. It was wonderful to have almost the full of the building in the winter with trees dried…