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Princeton Soccer Association / Reed Property, Princeton Township, Mercer County, 118 Acres

The Green Acres Program acquired this property adjacent to the D&R Canal State Park to preserve its historic significance and provide for passive recreation. The property, adjacent to the preserved Institute Woods and Princeton Battlefield State Park, is part of a region that was critical to the American Revolution. In addition, a significant portion of the Stony Brook will be protected and now provide access to the public for fishing access and passive recreation opportunities adjacent to the Canal State Park.

Princeton Soccer Association / Reed Property
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