Press Released

From: Richard Carreno
Date: 12 June 2009
Re: PRESS ADVISORY (O'Hara Society Field Trip to Princeton, NJ)
Contact: 267.253.1086

When: 20 June 2009, 12:30 PM
Who: John O'Hara Society
Where: Nassau Inn

Society to Princeton Sites Related to Author

The John O'Hara Society, a worldwide group that honours and celebrates the life and work of John O'Hara, arguably America's greatest 20th century short-story writer, will meet Saturday, 20 June, in Princeton, NJ, for a field trip to sites related to the author's life and death.

O'Hara lived in Princeton for many years until his death in 1970.

The group, with its head office in Philadelphia, will meet at 12:30 PM for lunch at the Nassau Inn, Palmer Square, and leave from there for site visits to:

* Princeton Cemetery (O'Hara's gravesite)
* 18 College Road West (his first house in Princeton)
* Princeton University Chapel (site of O'Hara's funeral service)
* Princeton Trinity Church (site of funeral of O'Hara's second wife, Belle)
* Linebrook (O'Hara's house)
* Nassau Club (his club in town)
* Princeton Y.M.C.A. (attended)

The lunch is reserved for CURRENT Society members only. The tour is open to all. Just show up.

For more details about the outing and FREE Society membership, go Or contact the group's membership secretary, Richard Carreno, on 2672531086.


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