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November 2021

Lecture – The Quaker Conundrum in Revolutionary Pennsylvania

November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Join us Sunday, November 7 at 1:30 PM for a free lecture on the lives of two men named Ennion Williams, both Pennsylvania Quakers who found themselves in direct conflict with some of the most divisive issues of their faith: pacifism, slavery and the Hicksite separation. Washington Crossing Historic Park curator Kimberly McCarty will explore who these men were and how they confronted these controversies in their lives during America’s fight for independence and the early Republic. Registration is required. This program will be held in-person at the park's Visitor Center, but it may be changed to virtual if COVID-19…

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November Book Club: Ten Crucial Days

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

The November meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, November 15 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 wrap up discussion of Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 18 through 20. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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December 2021

Lecture – Who Was Here in 1776?

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

While some of the people who crossed the Delaware to attack the Hessians in Trenton have become well-known historic figures, many are unknown to the public. On December 5 at 7 PM, join Washington Crossing Historic Park curator Kimberly McCarty as she explores the lives and contributions of some of the individuals who were part of the Christmas night crossing and the Ten Crucial Days. Registration is required. This program will be held in-person but may be changed to virtual if necessitated by COVID safety restrictions. Registrants will be contacted by email of any changes.  

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First Crossing of 2021

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

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 12, from 10 AM to 4 PM in the Washington Crossing Historic Park's Historic Village. The actual crossing begins at approximately 1 PM. In addition to the crossing reenactment, special…

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December Book Club: Surviving the Winters

December 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The December meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, December 20 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 begin discussion of the book club's next selection, Surviving the Winters: Housing Washington’s Army During the American Revolution by Steven Elliott.  Participants should be prepared to discuss the introduction through chapter two. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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69th 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 69th annual Christmas Day crossing reenactment is set for Saturday, December 25, from noon to 3 PM (actual crossing begins at about 1 PM). Admission is free! Can't attend on Christmas? Learn more about the First Crossing of…

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January 2022

January Book Club: Surviving the Winters

January 18, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The January 2022 meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Tuesday, January 18 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 continue the club's discussion of Surviving the Winters: Housing Washington’s Army During the American Revolution by Steven Elliott. Participants should be prepared to discuss chapters three through five. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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February 2022

February Book Club: Surviving the Winters

February 22, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The February 2022 meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Tuesday, February 22 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 continue the club's discussion of Surviving the Winters: Housing Washington’s Army During the American Revolution by Steven Elliott. Participants should be prepared to discuss chapters six and seven. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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