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May 2019

An Evening with Rick Atkinson

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
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Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Rick Atkinson will appear at Washington Crossing Historic Park on Friday, May 31, at 7:30 PM for a lecture, Q&A, and signing of his new book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777. This special event is co-hosted by the non-profit Friends of Washington Crossing Park and The David Library of the American Revolution, both of which will receive a portion of the proceeds from ticket sales. About the Book Atkinson's latest book recounts the first twenty-one months of America’s violent war for independence. From the battles at Lexington…

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June 2019

Women In Trade

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Join local historian Deborah Peterson for a free lecture on what Philadelphia-area women did outside their homes in the 18th century. Not all women stayed at home as housewives. By using tax records, newspapers, diaries, ledgers and journals, we can tell that a surprising number of women were recorded as being independent tradespeople. This lecture will be held on Sunday, June 9 at 2 PM in the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center. Registration opens May 1. Please call the park Visitor Center at (215) 493-4076 to register. For nearly 40 years, Peterson has immersed herself in research into the…

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McConkey’s Market

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Looking for one-of-a-kind gifts and crafts for yourself or a loved one? Visit McConkey’s Market on Saturday, June 15, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Back for its fifth year, McConkey’s Market will feature more than 90 vendors selling artisan crafts, up-cycled items, handmade jewelry, original art and photography, pottery, vintage clothing, reclaimed furniture and collectibles. Admission to the market is free, and it will be held rain or shine.

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June Book Club Meeting: Following the Drum

June 17 @ 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 June meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, June 17, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the club's next selection: Following the Drum:  Women at the Valley Forge Encampment by Nancy K. Loane. This meeting will cover Chapters 1-3. Following the Drum tells the story of the forgotten women who spent the winter of 1777-78 with the Continental Army at Valley Forge. While many women worked as the army’s washerwomen, nurses, cooks, or seamstresses, others were of higher status: they traveled with…

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Yoga on the Riverbank

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Grab a yoga mat and a bottle of water and enjoy a riverside yoga class led by vinyasa yoga instructor Veronica Jazz on June 22 at 10 AM. All ability levels are welcome. No registration is required. 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 schedule of events.

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Gallery Tour of “Soldier Health in Revolutionary Pennsylvania”

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free
Soldier Health in Revolutionary Pennsylvania

Washington Crossing Historic Park's 2019 Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, June 23 at 7 PM with a tour of the Visitor Center exhibit, "Soldier Health in Revolutionary Pennsylvania." Park curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a guided tour of the exhibit, which illustrates the greatest danger that soldiers faced during the Revolutionary War: disease. Capacity is limited to the first 15 registrants. Registration opens May 1 and ends on June 21 or when capacity is reached. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. Though conflicts during the Revolutionary War resulted in casualties on both sides, more Continental soldiers…

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July 2019

Independence Day Celebration: Living History Day

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
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Celebrate Independence Day by bringing the whole family back in time—to July 4, 1776! At Washington Crossing Historic Park, you can watch living historians demonstrate their crafts, tour the buildings in the Historic Village, and see a military encampment from noon to 4 PM on Thursday, July 4. A highlight of the day will be readings of the Declaration of Independence at 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Admission to the event, which will be held rain or shine, is $8 for adults age 12 and over; $4 for children ages 5-11; and free for those under…

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Independence Day Celebration: Colonial Field Day and Free Tours

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Colonial Field Day Round up your family or friends for a morning of spirited colonial competition! At Colonial Field Day on Friday, July 5 at 10 AM, you'll be pitted against other groups in some of the most popular games and activities from the 18th century. This event is free, but registration is required by calling the park at 215-493-4076. This is a rain or shine event. Free Tours The Friends of Washington Crossing Park will give free guided tours on Friday, July 5 as part of our Independence Day weekend. Guests are invited to take a free tour of the…

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Independence Day Celebration: Rebels & Redcoats Classic Car Show

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

As part of its annual Independence Day celebration, Washington Crossing Historic Park invites classic car owners to compete in the second annual Rebels and Redcoats Classic Car Show on Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 10 AM to 2 PM. This unique show features only American, French, British and German cars, representing the four countries involved in the Revolutionary War. There is no fee to attend the event as a spectator. Register Here Cars from all years up to 1994 are welcome. Space is limited to the first 200 cars. Registration must be completed online prior to the event on July 6. The online…

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Tour with the Curator: The Thompson-Neely House

July 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States
Free
Inside Thompson Neely House exhibit

Washington Crossing Historic Park's 2019 Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, July 14 at 1:30 PM with a free guided tour of the Thompson-Neely House. Park curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a guided tour of the house, which served as a temporary regimental army hospital during Washington’s winter campaign of 1776/1777. Ill and injured soldiers were brought to this home of the Thompson and Neely families for medical treatment and recovery. Capacity is limited to the first 10 registrants. Registration opens June 1 and closes July 12 or when capacity is reached. To register, please call the Visitor Center at…

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