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August 2022

Nature for Toddlers: Mammals!

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Do you have a young nature lover in your family who’s curious to learn more about the natural environment? On Friday, August 12 from 10 AM - 11:30 AM, join the Park Naturalist for a morning of growing up on the wild side! These programs are designed for children ages 3-7 and build on their sense of wonder about nature, inviting them to explore wildlife and the world around them. To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov.

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AT CAPACITY – Delaware River Kayaking

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Thank you for your interest. This event is at capacity. If you would like to be put on the waitlist, please email mtruesdale@pa.gov  On Saturday, August 13 from noon - 3 PM, team up with the Park Naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northern most point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center. Kayaks, PFDs, and paddles will be supplied. Registration is required. Participants must be 12 years or older. Registration for this program is required…

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August Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 15, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Revolutionary…

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AT CAPACITY – Evening Kayak Basics

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Thank you for your interest. This event is at capacity. If you would like to be put on the waitlist, please email mtruesdale@pa.gov  Do you have an interest in learning to kayak? Have you wanted to learn how to kayak but haven’t had the chance? Here is your opportunity! On Friday, August 19 from 6 PM - 7:30 PM, team up with the Park Naturalist at Washington Crossing Historic Park for an easy and stress free day on the calm waters of the Delaware Canal! This user-friendly class for ages 10 and older will teach basic paddling skills. For first timers…

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Bark in the Park

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Take a walk in the park with your favorite patriotic pup! On Saturday, August 20, throw a leash on your four-legged friend and join us for a mile-long group walk through Washington Crossing Historic Park. Walks are scheduled for 10 AM and noon. All dogs will receive a complimentary tricorn hat. Owners will also be able to meet with representatives from Bucks County Treasurer’s office, who will provide information about dog licenses. Click here to register for a walk. More information on the meeting location will provided when you register. This is a rain or shine event. There is no…

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Traversing the Ten Crucial Days Bus Tour

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Take a ride through history on the “Traversing the 10 Crucial Days” bus tour! You’ll spend the day retracing the December 25 crossing of the Delaware and the American and British military engagements that followed at Trenton, Princeton and areas in-between from December 26, 1776 through January 3, 1777. This public bus tour will be offered on August 28, December 4,  December 10 and January 6th, 2023 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The tour begins and ends at Washington Crossing, PA. Historical interpreters Roger Williams and Larry Kidder will tell the remarkable story of the 10 days that breathed…

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September 2022

Lecture – “The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution”

September 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

On Sunday, September 18 at 1:30 PM, join author Aaron Sullivan as he discusses his book The Disaffected. He will explore the British occupation of Philadelphia, chronicling the experiences of a group of people who were pursued, pressured, and at times persecuted, not because they chose the wrong side of the Revolution but because they tried not to choose a side at all. For these people, the war was neither a glorious cause to be won nor an unnatural rebellion to be suppressed, but a dangerous and costly calamity to be navigated with care. Both the Patriots and the British…

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September Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, September 19, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Revolutionary…

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October 2022

Autumn Market & Encampment

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Travel back in time and experience life in a Revolutionary War camp during Washington Crossing Historic Park’s annual Autumn Encampment & Market on Saturday, October 15, from noon to 4 PM. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children age five to 11, and free members, active duty military, and children under five. A family ticket is available for 2 adults and 2 children under 18 living in the same household. Admission to Bowman’s Hill Tower is free with event wristband. What To Expect At Autumn Market & Encampment, colonial townspeople gather at their marketplace in the Historic Village area…

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October Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 17, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Revolutionary…

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