Queens Campus

Local nameQueens Campus
LocationNew Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

The Queens Campus or Old Queens Campus is a historic section of the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in the United States.

The Queens Campus spans one city block on a hilltop overlooking the Raritan River. In 1807, the heirs of John Parker of Perth Amboy led by James Parker, Jr., a prominent local merchant and political figure, donated a six-acre apple orchard to the trustees of Queen's College and its grammar school. The college—which was renamed Rutgers College in 1825—built its first building, Old Queens, from 1809 to 1823. Old Queens was used for instruction, student chapel services, and housed members of the college's faculty. In the institution's early years, the building housed the college, its grammar school, and the New Brunswick Theological Seminary.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queens_Campus,_Rutgers_University

Address 81 Somerset St, New Brunswick 08901, United States

Coordinates 40°29'55.427" N -74°26'46.12" E

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