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In December of 1864, Abraham Lincoln was grateful to Princeton …..

December 27, 1864, President Lincoln wrote to the College of New Jersey in thanks for an honorary degree.  Read More »

Holiday Trolley Tours in Downtown Princeton Every Saturday & Sunday

  Beginning November 23rd, we’re bringing climate controlled, gorgeous trolleys to downtown Princeton! What’s the best way to see Princeton’s holiday lights and historic sights? Being chauffeured in a warm trolley while an expert guide regales you with…

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Did you know a sculpture in Princeton inspired Phish? TRUE!

  We love it when people call us and ask if a rumor in town is true.  We recently received a call asking if a sculpture at the Institute for Advanced Study inspired the band, Phish, to create…

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When Tim, Jacqui & Jennifer are touring, I like to deep dive into my favorite Princeton characters ….

I love to deep dive into my favorite Princeton characters  ….. the last few days has been T.S. Eliot whose love (or lack thereof) life has always fascinated me. With his first wife, Vivienne, T.S. experienced an unhappy marriage and she suffered from terrible mental illness….

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Pi Day Princeton Winners of $314.15 were more astounding than EVER!

   See ALL the fun on our official Facebook Page here.       Eleanor Lee, aged 4 yrs old, of Cranbury, New Jersey won $314.15 by nailing the Einstein signature outfit and…

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The 2019 Pi Day Celebrations are more irrational than ever!

Einstein was born on March 14th – 3.14 – the numeric equivalent of Pi! Every year the town of Princeton celebrates with an irrational number of events! Pie Eating, Pie Judging, Pie Throwing, Pi Recitation and Pizza Pie Judging Contests! Events with prize money are for contestants 12 yrs and younger!

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A Princeton tiger was President of the US Second Bank?

Yep, his name was Nicholas Biddle AND he graduated as valedictorian when he was only 15 yrs old! WE LOVE THIS STUFF! He was a total smartypants and had deep family connections to folks like Ben Franklin, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and more …… all that…

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History Comes Alive with Customized J&J Scavenger Hunts

On our scavenger hunt, your Johnson & Johnson employees will visit the location where the famous Credo was written in Princeton!  That’s right, Robert Johnson first penned his company’s famous mission statement in Princeton in 1943, just…

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THIS JUST LEARNED:  Princeton math professor, Charles Fefferman, won the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics! I KNOW! Here’s 5 THINGS YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT HIM WHEN YOU BUMP INTO HIM ON THE SIDEWALK: 1).  Fefferman has been…

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Introducing Goodnight Princeton!

finalcover-front-only THEY’RE HERE!  OUR CHILDREN’S BOOK CELEBRATING GROWING UP IN THE WORLD’S MOST PERFECT IVY LEAGUE TOWN! $25 PER COPY Please email Thomas to find out how to get your copy today! HERE’S A QUICK DESCRIPTION!  Goodnight Princeton  is…

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About Us

Mimi Omiecinski – that’s me – I own Princeton Tour Company.

I wanted to create a business that would honor all of Princeton – her history, culture, residents, university and merchants so I knew a touring company made sense…read more