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December 2019

Holiday Decor in the Historic Village

December 6, 2019 - January 6, 2020
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

As you stroll through the Historic Village in December, be sure to note the hand-crafted Christmas decorations adorning the buildings! Wreaths and other decor were created by park staff and members of the public in early December and will be displayed until January 6, 2020. Thank you to all the individuals on Facebook who donated and to the businesses below that supported these decorations.

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First Crossing of 2019

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 activities…

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Rescheduled: Lecture on “Who was here in December 1776?”

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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 with a free public lecture on some of the people who contributed to the Ten Crucial Days surrounding the crossing. The lecture, rescheduled from December 1, will be held in the Visitor Center auditorium on two dates: Sunday, December 8 at 11 AM (during the First Crossing event, set for 10 AM to 4 PM) Friday, December 20 at 11 AM Registration is required; please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076 to register.  Park curator Kimberly McCarty will discuss the soldiers and civilians who participated in…

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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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Rescheduled: Lecture on “Who was here in 1776?”

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 with a free public lecture on some of the people who contributed to the Ten Crucial Days surrounding the crossing. The lecture, rescheduled from December 1, will be held in the Visitor Center auditorium on two dates: Sunday, December 8 at 11 AM (during the First Crossing event, set for 10 AM to 4 PM) Friday, December 20 at 11 AM Registration is required; please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076 to register.  Park curator Kimberly McCarty will discuss the soldiers and civilians who participated in…

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

December 21
$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 Larry Kidder and Roger S. Williams 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…

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67th Annual Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

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 67th annual Christmas Day crossing reenactment is set for Wednesday, December 25, from noon to 3 PM (actual crossing begins at about 1 PM). Admission is free! Click here for more information about the First Crossing event on December…

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

December 27
$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 Larry Kidder and Roger S. Williams 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…

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January 2020

January Book Club Meeting: The Men Who Lost America

January 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The January meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Thursday, January 23, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the The Men Who Lost America by Andrew O’Shaughnessy. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters Two and Three. 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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February 2020

February Book Club Meeting: The Men Who Lost America

February 20, 2020 @ 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 February meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Thursday, February 20, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the The Men Who Lost America by Andrew O’Shaughnessy. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters Four and Five. 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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