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Drumthwacket

William K. Selden

Drumthwacket

A history of the governor"s mansion at Princeton, New Jersey

by William K. Selden

  • 127 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Drumthwacket Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Drumthwacket (Princeton, N.J.),
  • Dwellings,
  • Governors,
  • Historic buildings,
  • New Jersey,
  • Princeton,
  • Princeton (N.J.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8523093M
    ISBN 100963444425
    ISBN 109780963444424
    OCLC/WorldCa29570967

      The renovation and restoration of Drumthwacket - the name is the Celtic phrase for ''wooded hill'' - was started in June under Gov. Brendan M. Byrne, a . And within that book the name Drumthwacket appears. It means either to beat the drum or wooden hill and it just stuck with the property.” Since Gov. Olden spent a lot of time in New Orleans, he was influenced by Southern architecture, which is incorporated here, but the house wasn’t always this large.

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    Book a Drumthwacket group hotel rate. Lodging/Accommodations close by Drumthwacket. Princeton Marriott Hotel & Conference Center + How should we direct your call? New Reservations: + Group Sales: +   To honor Drumthwacket’s exquisite library, the club will create “Books in Bloom” with ornaments, garlands, wreaths, and book sculptures hand made from old, well-loved books. A variety of magnolia leaves, arborvitae, holly branches, and beautiful floral arrangements will enhance the book .


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Drumthwacket by William K. Selden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Founded inThe Drumthwacket Foundation is a c3 non-partisan, non-profit organization. Its mission is to increase a sense of pride in New Jersey by preserving the Drumthwacket property and broadening access, furthering awareness and Drumthwacket book of Drumthwacket book Foundation and its activities and expanding civic understanding amongst New Jerseyans.

Drumthwacket: A History of the Governor's Mansion at Princeton, New Jersey Paperback – January 1, by William K. Selden (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating4/5(1).

Photograph of the Drumthwacket Library, c. A carved Caen stone fireplace dominates the oak library. Inset above the mantle is the Pyne family crest with Latin inscription, “In the storm I flourish”. Inscription above the fireplace reads: “Mortality lives in books, Immortality lives in the soul”.

Publisher: Drumthwacket Foundation. They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition.

Drumthwacket A history of the governor s mansion at Princeton New J | eBaySeller Rating: % positive. Drumthwacket Foundation. Stockton Street. Princeton, NJ () [email protected] Learn about the Drumthwacket. This building (c. ) on Route is owned by the State of New Jersey and is the official residence of the Governor.

The Drumthwacket Foundation. Founded inThe Drumthwacket Foundation is a c3 non-partisan, non-profit organization.

Its mission is to increase a sense of pride in New Jersey by preserving the Drumthwacket property and broadening access, furthering awareness and support of the Foundation and its activities and expanding civic understanding amongst New Jerseyans.

Drumthwacket is the governor's official residence in New Jersey with a history that dates back to the s. And within that book the name Drumthwacket appears. It means either to. Drumthwacket is the official residence of the governor of New mansion is located at Stockton Street in Princeton, near the state capital of Trenton.

(It is one of only four official governor's residences in the country not located within their respective state capitals; the others are in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Tennessee. [citation needed]). he Drumthwacket Foundation is a c3 non-profit, non-partisan organization.

Trustees serve as volunteers and are elected annually by the Board. Honorary Chairperson. The Honorable Phil Murphy. Executive Officers.

First Lady Tammy Murphy, President; Derek DiRisio, Chairperson; Mitchell Livingston, Vice-Chairperson and Vice-President. Drumthwacket. likes. The people's house of New Jersey.

Steve Adubato goes on-location to “Drumthwacket,” the official residence of the New Jersey Governor, to speak with individuals about the significant history of the property for New Jersey and the nation.

Known today as ""The People's House,"" First Lady Tammy Murphy and the Drumthwacket Foundati. Also, if you book your Drumthwacket vacation package in Princeton with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts.

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We want you to enjoy a worry-free adventure and create some. 'Drumthwacket', a c. Greek Revival residence greatly enlarged by then owner Moses Taylor Pyne at the turn of the 20th century by Raleigh C. Gildersleeve in Princeton, New Jersey. Today the home is the official residence of the Governor of New Jersey.

Hotels near Drumthwacket: ( mi) Inn at Glencairn ( mi) Hyatt Place Princeton ( mi) Hyatt Regency Princeton ( mi) Nassau Inn ( mi) Sonesta ES Suites Princeton; View all hotels near Drumthwacket on Tripadvisor/5(14).

Drumthwacket Stockton Street - Route Princeton Phone: This Greek Revival mansion was built circa for Charles S. Olden, Governor of New Jersey during the Civil War. Moses Taylor Pyne, the second owner, enlarged the house in the late 's.

Now owned by the State of New Jersey, it is the official. Explore an array of Drumthwacket, Princeton vacation rentals, including houses, apartment and condo rentals & more bookable online. Choose from more than properties, ideal house rentals for families, groups and couples.

Rent a whole home for your next weekend or holiday. Steve Adubato goes on-location to “Drumthwacket,” the official residence of the New Jersey Governor, to speak with individuals about the significant history of the property and its impact on New Jersey and the nation.

Known today as ""The People's House,"" First Lady Tammy Murphy and the Drumthw. Purchased by the state of New Jersey inDrumthwacket (Gaelic for "wooded hill") has served as the governor's mansion ever since.

Strange coincidence, too, as the residence was built in With its six white columns and sprawling wings on either side, Drumthwacket is among Princeton’s most visually striking buildings.

But the official residence of the governor of New Jersey, last occupied from to by former Gov. James McGreevey and family, is in need of some major TLC.

New Jersey's institutional research accolades are renowned--medical inventions at Johnson & Johnson, the genius of Edison Labs and fourteen Nobel Prizes to Bell Labs beyond those behemoths of innovation lie many more breakthroughs and firsts.

InRutgers and Princeton played the first college football game. Famed inventor Abram Spanel developed the Apollo space suit at his.Drumthwacket, New Jersey Governor's Residence, Princeton, NJ. The original gardens at Drumthwacket were designed in the Italianesque style at the end of the 19th century.

Due to age, neglect, and complete demolition, a new design was required. Drumthwacket festively adorned for the holiday season Self-guided Open House tours are available on select days in December. Staff Report @MyCentralJersey.