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Queen’s College by Candlelight at the Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage
Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
One event on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm
One event on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Queen’s College by Candelight
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites
71 Somerset Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
Sundays, December 5, 12, and 19, 3pm
250 years ago Old Dutch Parsonage’s Frederick Frelinghuysen offered the first tutorials for Queen’s College at the Sign of the Red Lion Tavern in New Brunswick, launching a tradition of teaching that continues two and a half centuries later at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
As the sun sets tour Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage to learn about the early history of Queen’s College, the first tutorials at the Sign of the Red Lion, and the metaphor of Enlightenment and practice of illumination in eighteenth-century New Jersey.