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October 2019

October Book Club Meeting: Standing In Their Own Light

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The October meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 21, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Chapters Three and Four in Standing In Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution by Judith L. Van Buskirk. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States
$45

Enjoy the many flavors of fall! The third annual Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest will feature a wide range of ciders and seasonal beers at Washington Crossing Historic Park on Saturday, October 26 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM in a wooded, riverside section of the park. Tickets cost $45 and are available online only. A very limited number of designated driver tickets are also available. https://s3.amazonaws.com/ticketbud/widgets/tickets.v4.js During the event, attendees can sample ciders, pumpkin beers, harvest ales, seasonal IPAs, and sour beers from dozens of regional and national breweries. A variety of food trucks will provide savory and sweet bites…

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Evening with the Curator: Jane Neely and Women’s Education in the 18th Century

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Washington Crossing Historic Park's Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, October 27 at 7 PM with a free lecture on Jane Neely and women's education in the 18th century. Registration opens September 1. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. Jane Neely was nine years old when the Continental Army camped on her family’s property (now the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead) before the crossing in December 1776. Twelve years later, Jane attended Philadelphia’s Young Ladies’ Academy: the first chartered school for girls in the United States. The academy opened just a few blocks from the nation’s first…

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November 2019

Free Tours for Veterans

November 10
Free

On Sunday, November 10, all United States veterans and active-duty military personnel are invited to take a free tour of the Historic Village or Thompson-Neely House & Grist Mill, or enjoy free admission to Bowman's Hill Tower. Military identification is required.

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(Registration Closed) Waffles with Washington

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

This event is at capacity and registration has closed. Join the Friends of Washington Crossing Park for a free waffle breakfast with George Washington at the Visitor Center. Waffles with Washington will kick off at 10 AM on Saturday, November 16. This event is at capacity; registration is closed. The Friends of Washington Crossing Park, a non-profit formed in 2009 to save the crossing reenactment in the wake of state budget cuts, is turning 10. In honor of the anniversary, the Friends are hosting 10 free events at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) over 10 months in 2019. Here's the current…

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

November 17
$125

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…

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November Book Club Meeting: Standing In Their Own Light

November 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The November meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, November 18, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Chapters Five and Six and the Conclusion in Standing In Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution by Judith L. Van Buskirk. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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December 2019

Evening with the Curator: Who was here in December 1776?

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Washington Crossing Historic Park’s Evening with the Curator series concludes for the year on Sunday, December 1 at 7 PM with a free lecture on some of the people who contributed to the Ten Crucial Days surrounding the crossing. The lecture will be held in the Visitor Center auditorium. Registration opens October 14. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. Park curator Kimberly McCarty will discuss the soldiers and civilians who participated in the days surrounding the crossing that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. “My intent is to explore the lives, before and after the crossing,…

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First Crossing

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free – $8

  Witness American History Come to Life! Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the river in replica Durham boats. The first opportunity to witness the reenactment is Sunday, December 8, from 10 AM to 4 PM in the Washington Crossing Park's Historic Village. The crossing begins at approximately 1 PM. In addition to the crossing reenactment, special colonial-era…

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December Book Club Meeting: The Men Who Lost America

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The December meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, December 16, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club's next selection: The Men Who Lost America: British Command during the Revolutionary War and the Preservation of the Empire by Andrew O’Shaughnessy. Participants should be prepared to discuss the Introduction and Chapter One. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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