Discovering Princeton: A Photographic Guide with Five Walking Tours

Wiebke Martens & Jennifer Jang

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This photographic guide features five fully illustrated walking tours of the charming New Jersey town with seventeenth-century roots and the renowned university at its core. Explore the heart of Princeton University as well as its more modern sections; downtown Princeton, including some of its oldest neighborhoods; and the campuses of Princeton Theological Seminary and the Institute for Advanced Study. Each walk highlights the town’s rich history, varied architecture, and a multitude of local attractions, ranging from museums and theaters to parks and playgrounds. For those who want to roam a bit farther, a host of ideas for short outings and longer excursions in the greater Princeton area are included. With compelling full-page images and informative captions, this unique guidebook will appeal to both locals and guests and makes an ideal gift or keepsake.

Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" | 135 color images | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764353185

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Wiebke Martens is a fine arts photographer with a focus on landscape and architectural photography. Her work has been exhibited in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and she is a licensed artist by Princeton University. Since moving to Princeton with her family ten years ago she has immersed herself in this town, wandering the streets, camera in hand, and exploring its history. Jennifer Jang, a museum education consultant in Princeton, New Jersey, holds a doctorate in American civilization. Animating history is her specialty, and she has worked at a variety of institutions, including the Historical Society of Princeton, where she designed walking tours for children and adults. This is their first collaboration.