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“A lovely historic cemetery”
Review of Princeton Cemetery

Princeton Cemetery
Ranked #10 of 55 things to do in Princeton
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

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 Cleveland and Sylvia Beach of the Paris Shakespeare bookstore. The Presidents of Princeton have their special section and because this cemetery is so old, a "Colored" section. If you are interested in history, visit here. Go to the entrance on Wiggins and Greenview and you will find a very nicely prepared guide to the cemetery's most famous people.

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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 here, though a little hard to find, even with a map! Many other famous folk.

Thank CelticCail
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