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Wait … Thomas Edison never attended high school but has a degree from Princeton?

TRUE!  Thomas Alva Edison, one of the most famous and influential inventors to walk the earth, never attended high school or college but was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton in 1915! a group of people posing for a photo

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…

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…

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!

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…

“PRINCETON UNIVERSITY SMARTY PANTS WINS (another) COVETED ACADEMIC PRIZE”

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…