The Grounds

Visit the grounds at Updike Farmstead!

The grounds at Updike Farmstead are open to visitors from dawn to dusk. We ask that all visitors:

  • Wear a mask
  • Practice social distancing, maintaining six feet of distance between groups
  • Practice “Leave No Trace” with trash and personal items

There is currently no building or restroom access at Updike Farmstead.

What is there to do and learn outside at Updike Farmstead?

Explore the Farmstead History Trail – six signs interpreting the lives of Lenni Lenape Native Americans, Quaker settlers, Continental soldiers, family farmers, and other residents of the Stony Brook region. The signage links buildings and physical markers in the landscape with historical photos, documents, and artifacts. 

Discover Princeton and New Jersey’s rich agricultural history in the Garden State History Garden. Direct access to the digital exhibition is available here, or download the HSP mobile app here to view it alongside other digital tours.

Register Your Visit

The Historical Society of Princeton is a nonprofit organization. Keeping track of who visits Updike Farmstead is important when we report back to our funders. Thank you for your help!
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