Princeton Cemetery

Coordinates: 40°21′18″N 74°39′36″W / 40.35500°N 74.66000°W / 40.35500; -74.66000
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Princeton Cemetery
Presidents row, showing grave of Vice-President Aaron Burr Jr. in front of those of his father, Aaron Burr Sr., and grandfather, Jonathan Edwards, both presidents of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University
CountryUnited States
Coordinates40°21′18″N 74°39′36″W / 40.35500°N 74.66000°W / 40.35500; -74.66000
Owned byNassau Presbyterian Church
No. of graves9,000+
WebsitePrinceton Cemetery
Find a GravePrinceton Cemetery
Princeton Cemetery
Part ofPrinceton Historic District (ID75001143[2])
Added to NRHP27 June 1975

Princeton Cemetery is located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.[1] It is owned by the Nassau Presbyterian Church.[3] In his 1878 history of Princeton, New Jersey, John F. Hageman refers to the cemetery as "The Westminster Abbey of the United States."[1][4]

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  1. ^ a b c "The Princeton Cemetery". Princeton Online. Archived from the original on 2007-08-26. Retrieved 2007-08-26.
  2. ^ "Princeton Historic District". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2023-04-06. Retrieved 2023-08-18.
  3. ^ Sarapin, Janice Kohl (2002). Old Burial Grounds of New Jersey. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 0813521114. Archived from the original on 2023-08-18. Retrieved 2020-10-18.
  4. ^ a b Strauss, Robert (March 28, 2004). "Sometimes the Grave Is a Fine and Public Place". New York Times. Archived from the original on 2008-06-04. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  5. ^ "Louis Jambor, 69, Versatile Artist; Portraitist and Mural Painter Who Also, Did Book, Film Work Succumbs Here". The New York Times. 1954-06-12. Archived from the original on 2023-08-18. Retrieved 2020-02-22.
  6. ^ Richard Stockton (1764–1828) Archived 2008-05-24 at the Wayback Machine, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 20, 2007.
  7. ^ Karl T. Compton (1937). Biographical Memoir of Augustus Trowbridge 1870–1934 (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2021-06-07. Retrieved 2021-07-15. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)

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