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March 2021

March’s Virtual Trail Challenge: The Great Animal Mystery

March 1 - March 31
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Another mystery Pennsylvania animal is making tracks at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA). Your family’s mission, should you chose to accept it, is to identify it! On this month's adventure, you'll find a series of five different clues at the park. Each clue contains a keyword that will help you figure out the mystery animal. To get started, download and print a copy of this clue card. It contains a park map, more instructions, and a place to list the keywords you find. Once you’ve uncovered all the keywords and have identified the mystery animal, email park naturalist Matt Truesdale…

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Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

March 1 - March 31

See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021! Each month, Washington Crossing Historic Park will release a new self-guided Healthy Hike Challenge designed for individuals or families who consider themselves advanced hikers. Each challenge will include a map with further instructions for your quest. On the hike, you’ll be challenged on your observational skills, knowledge of nature and the outdoors, and total hiking time. Information submitted is on the honor system, so please be respectful and honorable! CHALLENGE 3 To complete the February challenge, find and answer 10 questions…

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Cavity Nest Improvement Project

March 1 - March 10
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
$10

The park is currently home to 25 cavity nest boxes that you may have noticed during your walks in the park. Many of our boxes need to be replaced after this nesting season. You can help by registering for your own cavity nest kit! Each kit costs $10 and directly helps us improve and add to the cavity nest rearing program at the park. Your kit will contain the supplies needed to build your own personal cavity nest kit, which can be erected on your own property or at your house! The kits are built for smaller birds that nest…

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March Book Club Meeting: The British Are Coming

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The March meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, March 15, 2021, at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of The British Are Coming: The War for America Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 20-22. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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April 2021

Virtual Lecture on “George Washington’s Nemesis: The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of Maj. Gen. Charles Lee”

April 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

General Charles Lee, second in command in the Continental Army led by General Washington, was captured by the British in December 1776. As a prisoner, he submitted to his captors a military plan on how to defeat Washington’s army as quickly as possible – but this treason was not discovered during his lifetime. Throughout his sixteen months of captivity and even after his release, Lee continued to offer the enemy help to negotiate an end to the rebellion. After Lee rejoined the Continental Army, he was given command of many of its best troops and orders to attack the rear…

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April Book Club Meeting: Rebels Rising

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

The April meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, April 19, 2021, at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club's next selection: Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin L. Carp. Participants should be prepared to discuss the Introduction through Chapter One. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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May 2021

May Book Club Meeting: Rebels Rising

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

The May meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, May 17 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin L. Carp. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 2-3. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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June 2021

June Book Club Meeting: Rebels Rising

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

The June meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, June 21 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Registration is required. To register, please visit DCNR's website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin L. Carp. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapter 4 through the Epilogue. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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