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Walking Tour: African American Life in Princeton

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Albert E. Hinds Memorial Walking Tour: African American Life in Princeton, Historical Society of Princeton: A one of a kind tour of the historic Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood that gives the history below Nassau Street. Learn about the “Princeton Plan” that desegregated schools at the site of the Witherspoon Street School for Colored Children; hear about the life of Paul Robeson at his birthplace; and visit Birch Avenue, where many houses were moved when the establishment of Palmer Square demolished much of the historic Black neighborhood across from the University.

Part of Princeton’s “Welcoming Week”

Contact Princeton Human Services at 609-688-2055 to register.
Hosted by the Historical Society of Princeton and Princeton Human Services

Details

Date:
September 16, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Organizers

Princeton Human Services Department
Phone:
609-688-2055
Website:
http://www.princetonnj.gov/human-services.html
Historical Society of Princeton
Phone:
609-921-6748
Email:
information@princetonhistory.org
Website:
https://princetonhistory.org/

Venue

Hinds Community Plaza
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States + Google Map