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Nassau Hall Faculty Room Tour


You Have Never Seen Nassau Hall Like This!

Please join us as PA3 presents an exclusive, private, and guided visit to Princeton’s Faculty Room in Nassau Hall on Tuesday, April 30 from 5 -6 pm. Open free of charge to all PA3 members* but rsvp required by Monday, April 29. Rsvp to

The Faculty Room in Nassau Hall has been called “the symbolic center of the university” by Professor Karl Kusserow, author of “Inner Sanctum, Memory and Meaning in Princeton’s Faculty Room” and John Wilmerding Curator of American Art at the University Art Museum. The portraits displayed there “create a distinct historical narrative” and their story is echoed in the room itself. Professor Kusserow will lead us through an exploration of the history and significance of one of  the most iconic spaces on the Princeton campus – and one which many alumni have never seen. Portraits of George Washington at the Battle of Princeton, of James Madison, John Witherspoon and of other past Princeton presidents back to our origins as a college -- not to mention those of England’s King George II and of William of Nassau -- will delight and inform PA3 members. Open to all PA3 members (*Annual membership starts at $20 for Young Alumni. To join, go to: and please remember to RSVP.

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Nassau Hall Faculty Room Tour ( Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM )

Did you know the Continental Congress, having fled Philadelphia out of fear that soldiers demanding back pay might riot, met in Nassau Hall, making it temporarily the capitol of the United States in 1783?

Come learn many more fascinating facts on this private tour by Professor Karl Kusserow.

Free to PA3 Members. More info at Posting link below. RSVP to George at

Location: Nassau Hall, Nassau Street at Witherspoon, Princeton, NJ 08540
Cost: Free to Members
Organized by: Princeton Area Alumni Association

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