Excavating Princeton and American history

Written by
Princeton University Office of Communications
Dec. 20, 2018

On Jan. 3, 1777, British and American forces fought a critical battle of the Revolutionary War on and around the Princeton University campus. This semester, 18 students in the course “Battle Lab: The Battle of Princeton” are using hands-on fieldwork to explore how the battle may have unfolded.

Drawing on their expertise in art, archaeology and American history, Nathan Arrington, associate professor of art and archaeology, and AMS Associate Director Rachael DeLue, the Christopher Binyon Sarofim ’86 Professor in American Art, teach the class,

Video by Nick Barberio, Office of Communications, and Nick Donnoli, Office of Communications.

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