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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

November 17, 2019


Spend a day retracing the December 25 crossing of the Delaware and the American and British military engagements at Trenton, Princeton and areas in-between.

Photo by Drifting Focus Photography

On the Traversing the Ten Crucial Days bus tour, historical interpreters will tell the remarkable story of these ten days that breathed crucial new life into the apparently expiring American Revolution.

The events are discussed in the context of the local, strategically important central New Jersey towns, villages, and farms. These locales were occupied by people of diverse backgrounds; with varying religious practices such as Quaker, Presbyterian, and Anglican; and with complex views on loyalty to the Revolution or the King.

Hear how the terrain, weaponry and weather influenced the ways the battles were fought and how the lives of the local people were disrupted by them. See where armies marched, fought and struggled to survive on an otherwise peaceful landscape, while the course of human history hung in the balance.

Take the Tour

The Traversing the Ten Crucial Days Bus Tour begins and ends at Washington Crossing, PA on Sunday, November 17. (Two additional public tours will be offered on December 21 and 27.)

Cost is $125 per person and includes bus fare, lunch, and donations to Washington Crossing Historic Park, The Washington Crossing Park Association in New Jersey, The Old Barracks Museum in Trenton and the Princeton Battlefield Society.

Register Here

To register for the November 17 bus tour, please complete the form below. After submitting the form, you will receive a copy of your registration at the email address you supply.

More detailed information will be provided closer to the tour date.


November 17, 2019
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Friends of Washington Crossing Park
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