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November 2018

Book Club: “Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier”

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club will be led by museum curator Kimberly McCarty on Monday, November 19, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, we'll start discussion of Joseph Plumb Martin's A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier. Any edition of this book is acceptable. Please read the Introduction and chapters "1776" and "1777." Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call 215-493-4076.

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Christmas Tree Lighting

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The Kiwanis Club of Washington Crossing-Yardley will host its annual tree lighting in the Historic Village area of the park on Friday, November 23. Stop by starting at 5 PM for hot chocolate, cookies, music and a visit from Santa, followed by the official tree lighting. The Kiwanis Club will also collect nonperishable food and baby items at this event in support of the Upper Makefield Fire Company's food drive.

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December 2018

Evening with the Curator: Who was here on Christmas Day 1776?

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

Many people - both soldiers and civilians - contributed to the patriot cause during the ten days surrounding the crossing that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. Join Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) curator Kimberly McCarty to meet some of the brave men and women who were here during the Ten Crucial Days. This lecture will be held on Saturday, December 1, at 7 PM in the park's Visitor Center, 1112 River Rd., Washington Crossing, PA. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. Powered by Eventbrite

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Wreath Workshop

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
$45 – $55

Come join us on Sunday, December 2, from noon to 4 PM for an afternoon of wreath making! Washington Crossing Historic Park staff will help you create a special holiday wreath. We will provide wreath frames, greens, pine cones, bows and ornaments. Please bring wire cutters and any additional embellishments you may want to add for a personal touch. You may also want to bring gardening gloves as well. Cost is $55 for the general public and $45 for members of the Friends of Washington Crossing Park. Lunch will be provided; please advise of any food allergies or dietary restrictions in advance.…

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First Crossing Reenactment

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
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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 crossing reenactment of the year is set for Sunday, December 9, from 10 AM to 4 PM (actual crossing around 1 PM). In addition to the crossing reenactment, special colonial-era activities and demonstrations in the Historic Village will offer a full day of fun…

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Book Club: “Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier”

December 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club will be led by museum curator Kimberly McCarty on Monday, December 17, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, we'll continue discussion of Joseph Plumb Martin's A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier. Any edition of this book is acceptable. Please read chapters 1778 and 1779. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call 215-493-4076.

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Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment

December 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
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Join fellow patriots on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the 66th annual 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 reenactment is set for Tuesday, December 25, 2018. The crossing will begin at 1:00 PM, but early arrival is strongly recommended in order to get a good spot on the viewing line. Admission is free! A limited number of VIP Patriot Passes are on sale for…

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