Bainbridge House

Princeton
NJ

Portrait by Artist to Come

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Headquarters for the Historical Society of Princeton, the house was built in 1766 and is largely preserved to its original condition; includes a museum and library.

The most inadvertently prophetic words that Adams ever uttered were his last: Thomas Jefferson survives. For it was the Jeffersonian image that broke free of the aggregated anonymity, the founders or the fathers, and eventually ascended into heaven with Washington. During the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the Jeffersonian legacy became the most adaptable and all-purpose political touchstone in American political history.

Joseph J. Ellis
Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams (1993)