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June 2023

Lecture – “Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778” with Ricardo Herrera

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

On Thursday, June 1 at 7 PM, Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his new book, Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778 (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2022) at Washington Crossing Historic Park. In this major new history of the Continental Army’s Grand Forage of 1778, award-winning military historian Herrera uncovers what daily life was like for soldiers during the darkest and coldest days of the American Revolution: the Valley Forge winter. Here, the army launched its largest and riskiest operation—not a bloody battle against British forces but a campaign to feed itself and prevent…

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Lecture – “Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of the American Republic”

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

On Sunday, June 4 at 1:30 PM, join Stuart Leibiger as he discusses his book Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison, and the Creation of the American Republic. Dr. Leibiger analyzes the rise and fall of the friendship and political collaboration between these two Revolutionary Statesmen. After teaming up to help win American Independence, Washington and Madison cooperated on the framing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution. When Washington took office as first president, Madison was his right-hand man and confidant, providing advice on policy and precedents. With the rise of the Federalist and Republican parties, however, Washington and Madison…

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Last Bird Walk of the Spring!

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening! On Friday, June 9 from 9 to 11 AM, join the park naturalist for a slowly guided walk as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way that you may never have before, through wildlife observation! To register for…

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Kayaking Basics

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Do you have an interest in learning to kayak?  Have you wanted to learn how to kayak but haven’t had this chance?  Here is your opportunity! On Saturday, June 10 from noon to 2 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 or very new paddlers only please. Prepare yourself for the day by bringing a full water bottle, wearing close toed water shoes, applying…

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Public Stream Study

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Let's see what we can catch in the creek! Historic Pidcock Creek was and is still the main source of power for the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill. On Saturday, June 17 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM, grab your stream shoes and team up with the Park Naturalist for a morning of watershed education! Help identify the aquatic insects and other creatures that live within the creek. Nets will be provided, but you can bring your own! Water shoes must be worn at all times. To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov

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Juneteenth Celebration

June 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

In honor of Juneteenth on June 17, Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) will host several free special events and activities that will educate visitors about the contribution of African American soldiers during the American Revolution. Lecture with Noah Lewis and Linda Salley The day will begin at 3:30 PM in the park’s Visitor Center auditorium with a free lecture that will highlight the experience of Black soldiers during the American Revolution. Presenters will include reenactor and first-person historian Noah Lewis and Linda Salley, president and executive director of the African American Museum of Bucks County. Free Outdoor Jazz Concert At…

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June Book Club: Betsy Ross and the Making of America

June 20 @ 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, June 20, 2023 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Betsy Ross and the Making of America by Marla R. Miller. Please be prepared to discuss Chapters 10-14 during the meeting. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide…

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Healthy Hike

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health! On Wednesday, June 21 at 6 PM, join the park naturalist for a quickly paced 2 mile hike along the trails of WCHP. Please keep in mind that these hikes are intended to maintain a quick hiking pace. Prepare yourself for the day by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather! Heathy Hikes are generally completed within 1 hour and 15 minutes. To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov

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Nature for Toddlers: Mammals!

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Brewfests, 1638 River Rd
New Hope, PA 18938 United States

Do you have a young nature lover in your family who’s curious to learn more about the natural environment? On Friday, June 23 from 10 to 11:30 AM, join the Park Naturalist for a morning of growing up on the wild side! These programs are designed for toddlers ages 3-7 and build on children’s sense of wonder about nature, inviting them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Each Nature for Toddlers program will feature a different topic. June’s theme is Mammals! To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov  

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Healthy Hike

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

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health! On Friday, June 30 at 10 AM, join the park naturalist for a quickly paced 2 mile hike along the trails of WCHP. Please keep in mind that these hikes are intended to maintain a quick hiking pace. Prepare yourself for the day by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather! Heathy Hikes are generally completed within 1 hour and 15 minutes. To register and receive the meeting location for this program please email mtruesdale@pa.gov

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