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Old Nassau On The Banks

In November 1771 Old Dutch Parsonage’s Frederick Frelinghuysen offered the first tutorials for Queen’s College, launching two and a half centuries of teaching that continue today at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. This historic houses tour goes indoors at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage to explore the Jersey Dutch background of Queen’s College’s first tutor, the early national and religious diversity that produced two colonial colleges Princeton and Rutgers in New Jersey, and the role of taverns including the Sign of the Red Lion in New Jersey’s intellectual and political life before and during the American Revolution.


  • Every Sun, through 11/28/2021
  • 3:00 pm — 4:00 pm


Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites
71 Somerset Street
Somerville, NJ 08876

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