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Princeton Cemetery

Greenview Ave, Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ
+1 609-924-1369
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A lovely historic cemetery

This is owned by the Presbyterian Church but the burials seem non-denominational. The first person... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jauchzet
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Los Angeles
If that is your thing, go.

Sadly, I knew a teen buried there. So I really know the place. But it is also quite historical. If... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Salvatore F
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Piscataway, New Jersey
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Greenview Ave, Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is owned by the Presbyterian Church but the burials seem non-denominational. The first person buried here was Aaron Burr, Sr., in 1757. His son, Aaron Burr, Jr., who was in a duel where he shot Alexander Hamilton is buried here also, along with Grover...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Sadly, I knew a teen buried there. So I really know the place. But it is also quite historical. If it is your thing, then do it!

Thank Salvatore F
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

it is an old cemetery, have lots of famous people buried there. including former presidents of the USA. was very interesting to look at the tombstones.

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I came here with my daughter and we were both amazed at some of the people buried in this cemetery. You need to get the map so you can find particular gravestones.

Thank MomofShadow
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

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 front that you can walk all the way down for entry. Burr's...More

Thank CelticCail
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

.........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 University history that you're interested in, there are 12 former University Presidents buried here....More

Thank urbanguy
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

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 Spring Street Parking facility. The cemtary was a...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Grover Cleveland and Aaron Burr, Jr (former President and VP) are both buried here. Plus, several former presidents of Princeton University. There is a brochure at the entrance. The entrance is a bit tricky to find. Go to the corner of Wiggins and Greenview and...More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

While the worldwide famous Albert Einstein used to teach in Princeton University until,his death, he is not buried in this cemetery (eventually he was cremated and his ashes scattered around the grounds of the Institute for Advanced Study). Anyway, besides the many prominent characters resting...More

Thank Nathan_Morgenstern
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We came to pay our respects to President Grover Cleveland the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. The cemetery is well maintained and easy to navigate if you pick up the free map at the entrance. The entrance is easy to find on...More

Thank Helena L
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JohnnyPolcat
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It's located near the center of the older burial area. It's not far from the area of the Princeton presidents
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