Nassau Hall

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Nassau Hall

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-258-1766
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Nassau Hall is the oldest building at Princeton University. It served as the nation's capital and the Continental Congress met in the library. At the time of its completion in 1756 it was the largest stone building in the colonies. It was much admired and provided the inspiration for other college buildings, notably Hollis Hall at Harvard, University Hall at Brown, Dartmouth Hall at Dartmouth and Queens Hall at Rutgers.