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July 2019

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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August 2019

Tour with the Curator: McConkey’s Ferry Inn

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Washington Crossing Historic Park’s 2019 Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, August 11 at 1:30 PM with a free guided tour of McConkey's Ferry Inn in the Historic Village. Park curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a guided tour of the building. From McConkey’s Ferry on December 25, 1776, hours before the crossing, Washington wrote to Colonel Cadwalader: “I am determined as the night is favorable to cross the River...” Capacity is limited to the first 15 registrants. Registration opens July 1 and closes August 9 or when capacity is reached. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. The…

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September 2019

How Washington Taught Himself To Be a General

September 15 @ 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 Adrienne Harrison, PhD for a free lecture on how George Washington educated himself in the art of being a general...and then ignored the traditional rules of warfare in the attacks on Trenton and Princeton. This lecture will be accompanied by the first-time exhibition of a copy of one of the military manuals in Washington's personal library. His copy is currently in the collection of the Boston Anthenaeum. This lecture will be held on Sunday, September 15 at 2 PM in the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center. Registration opens August 1. Please call the park Visitor Center at (215) 493-4076…

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October 2019

Bucks County During the Revolution

October 13 @ 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 historian and author Owen S. Ireland for a free lecture on how the American Revolution impacted the lives and politics of Bucks County in the 18th century. This lecture will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 2 PM in the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center. Registration opens September 1. Please call the park Visitor Center at (215) 493-4076 to register. Ireland is a Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus in the history department at The College at Brockport. He wrote the Bucks County chapter in Beyond Philadelphia: The American Revolution in the Pennsylvania Hinterland, edited by John B. Frantz…

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Evening with the Curator: Jane Neely and Women’s Education in the 18th Century

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Washington Crossing Historic Park's Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, October 27 at 7 PM with a free lecture on Jane Neely and women's education in the 18th century. Registration opens September 1. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. Jane Neely was nine years old when the Continental Army camped on her family's property before the crossing in December 1776. After the war, Jane attended the Young Ladies' Academy in Philadelphia: the first chartered school for girls in the United States. In this lecture, park curator Kimberly McCarty will discuss how Jane's education differed from that…

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December 2019

Evening with the Curator: Who was here in December 1776?

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

Washington Crossing Historic Park's Evening with the Curator series concludes for the year on Sunday, December 1 at 7 PM with a free lecture on some of the people who contributed to the Ten Crucial Days surrounding the crossing. Park curator Kimberly McCarty will discuss the soldiers and civilians who participated in the days surrounding the crossing that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. The lecture will be held in the Visitor Center auditorium. Registration opens October 14. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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