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July 2023

July Book Club: Betsy Ross and the Making of America

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

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, July 17, 2023 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Betsy Ross and the Making of America by Marla R. Miller. Please be prepared to discuss Chapters 15-18 during the meeting. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide…

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August 2023

August Book Club: Betsy Ross and the Making of America

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

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 21, 2023 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Betsy Ross and the Making of America by Marla R. Miller. Please be prepared to discuss Chapter 19 - Epilogue during the meeting. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members…

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September 2023

September Book Club: Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, September 18, 2023 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778 by Ricardo A. Herrera. Please be prepared to discuss the Introduction – Chapter 1 during the meeting. Book club meetings are free and…

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October 2023

Lecture – “Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War” with Friederike Baer

October 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

On Sunday, October 15 at 1:30 PM, author Friederike Baer will discuss her book Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War. The book examines the experiences of the estimated 30,000 German soldiers – collectively known as Hessians – that participated in the war on the British side. In 2002, Dr. Baer received a Ph.D. in early American history from Brown University. She served as a project archivist at the American Philosophical Society. Since 2010, she has been on the faculty of Penn State Abington College as an Associate Professor of History and Division Head for Arts and Humanities. Copies…

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October Book Club: Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 16, 2023 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778 by Ricardo A. Herrera. Please be prepared to discuss Chapters 2-3 during the meeting. Book club meetings are free and open to all.…

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November 2023

November Book Club: Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

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

In partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park the next meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, November 20, 2023 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778 by Ricardo A. Herrera. Please be prepared to discuss Chapter 4- the Conclusion during the meeting. Book club meetings are free and open…

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December 2023

Lecture – Who Was Here?

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

The American Revolution was fought by a diverse group of people covering all ranks of society.  From privates to generals, and those who supported the army, many of these patriot's stories have gone untold.  On Sunday, December 3 at 7 PM, join museum curator Kimberly McCarty as she highlights some of the individuals who participated in Washington's legendary crossing of the Delaware on December 25, 1776. This event will be held in-person in the Visitor Center. It will also be live-streamed on Zoom. Log-in information will be sent following registration. Registration is required for both in-person and virtual attendance. Click…

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