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The Maclean House is a delightful introduction to the Princeton campus

One of the earliest buildings in the country, and renovated many times, it's classical simplicity... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
161alvinh
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Philadelphia, United States
Well preserved!

This historic house has been well preserved to have a feeling from the 18th century. Right now... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
AKW52245
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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 weeks ago
“The Maclean House is a delightful introduction to the Princeton campus”
Nov 20, 2017
“Well preserved!”
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Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542-4502
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the earliest buildings in the country, and renovated many times, it's classical simplicity is as fresh and cheerful today as it was when it was new. Although the details and some proportions are not strictly in accordance with Vitruvian principles, the lovely facade...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This historic house has been well preserved to have a feeling from the 18th century. Right now, there is an exhibit out front to commemorate the recently discovered sale of slaves on the front lawn --dating from th time of the death of the 5th...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This historic building, also known at the President's House, dates from 1756. It is currently the home of the Alumni Association. It is a National Historic Landmark (1971). It certainly doesn't look 200+ years old.

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a Princeton University facility, housing their Alumni Affairs office, so not usually open to visitors. That being said, if one is polite, one may request access during weekdays (Friday's are best) or during busy Alumni weekends (Saturday's) if willing to concentrate on lower...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

This little yellow house is right off Nassau Street, looking like a friendly colonial cottage -- which is exactly what it is. The front room has university memorabilia, you can imagine men in knickers and women with hoop skirts sipping tea there. Offices are up...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Maclean House was built at about the same time as Nassau Hall, next to which it stands. It served as the residence of the college's presidents for a time and is currently the center for alumni affairs. The house was recently renovated and carefully restored...More

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