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Whitney Mansion (Glassboro, New Jersey)

Whitney Mansion
Location Whitney Avenue, Glassboro, New Jersey
Coordinates

39°42′22″N 75°7′6″W / 39.70611°N 75.11833°W / 39.70611; -75.11833Coordinates: 39°42′22″N 75°7′6″W / 39.70611°N 75.11833°W / 39.70611; -75.11833

Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1849
Architect Notman, John
Architectural style Italian Villa
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 72000795[1]
 # 1380[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 5, 1972
Designated  March 15, 1972

Whitney Mansion is located in Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. Also known as Hollybush, the historic home was used as the Rowan University President's Residence until 1998. Since 2003, Rowan University has spent more than $3 million to restore the mansion. It is now being used as a meeting place and museum.[3]

In 1967, the mansion hosted the Glassboro Summit Conference, a summit meeting between United States President Lyndon B. Johnson and Soviet Union Premier Alexei Kosygin.

The mansion was built in 1849 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 5, 1972.

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