Frelinghuysen Hall


611 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1176

Named after Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen, this building was erected in 1956. Born in 1691 at Lingen on the Elms, Germany; Died c. 1748; Reformed Dutch clergyman; licensed in 1717 by the Classis of Emden; Chapain at the Logumer Voorwerk in East Friesland, and the Subrector at Enkhuizen on the Zuiderzee in West Friesland, 1718; became pastor of congregations at Raritan, New Brunswick, Six-Mile Run, Three-Mile Run, and North Branch in the Raritan Valley in New Jersey, 1720; Prominent figure of the Great Awakening in the middle colonies; early advocate of the establishment of a college and theological seminary; exact date of death and location of grave unknown. Source: Catalouge of Buildings and Place Names at Rutgers.

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