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December 2018

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! Watch a live-stream of the Christmas Day crossing on YouTube. A…

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January 2019

January Book Club: “Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier”

January 22, 2019 @ 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 Tuesday, January 22, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, we'll wrap up our discussion of Joseph Plumb Martin's A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier. Any edition of this book is acceptable. Please read chapters 1780, 1781 and 1782. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call 215-493-4076.

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February 2019

George Washington’s Birthday Party

February 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Lower Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
$1

Bring the whole family to help George Washington celebrate his 287th birthday on Sunday, February 17, from 10 AM to 2 PM at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Admission is $1. Various children’s activities will be offered in the park buildings and Visitor Center. Children are encouraged to bring homemade birthday cards to present to General Washington. At 1 PM, visitors will sing Happy Birthday to George and enjoy cake that he will cut with his sword.

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February Book Club: Hessians

February 20, 2019 @ 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 Wednesday, February 20, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, we'll begin discussion of a new book by Brady J. Crytzer titled Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America. Before the meeting, please read the Preface, Prologue, and "Johann Ewald." 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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