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July 2021

July Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

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

The July meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, July 19 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 newest selection, Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss the Introduction through Chapter 4. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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August 2021

Colonial Days Summer Camp

August 23 - August 27
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Want to “unplug” your kids from the modern world for a few days? Send them back in time at Colonial Days Camp! This fun and educational day camp is offered at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) from August 23-27 from 9 AM to 4 PM each day. Children ages 7-12 will learn about and participate in activities such as colonial cooking, candle-dipping, gardening, craft-making, 18th-century games and more. Cost is $250 for one camper and $400 for two. Before-care (8-9 AM) and after-care (4-5 PM) is also available for an additional $50 per child. Space is limited! Please complete our online…

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August Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The August meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 23 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 Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 5 through 9. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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Bark in the Park

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

UPDATE: The 10 AM walk is full. Registration is still open for 11 AM. Take a walk in the park with your favorite patriotic pup! On Saturday, August 28, throw a leash on your four-legged friend and join us for a mile-long group walk through Washington Crossing Historic Park. Walks are scheduled for 10 AM and 11 AM. All dogs will receive a complimentary tricorn hat. Owners will also be able to meet with representatives from Bucks County Treasurer’s office, who will provide information about dog licenses. More information on the meeting location will provided when you register. This is…

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September 2021

Virtual Lecture: Fever and Sickness in the Continental Army

September 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

On Sunday, September 12 at 1:30 PM, prominent Delaware historian Kim Burdick will discuss her research on fever and sickness in the Continental Army. During their December 1776 encampment in Bucks County, the beleaguered Continental Army was beset with illness and many soldiers were unfit for duty. While some used the time of the encampment to recuperate, others were not as fortunate. How to Participate This virtual lecture will be held on Zoom, and registration is required through DCNR. Login information will be provided upon registration. If you do not receive an email confirmation after you register, please call (215)…

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Travels with George: An Evening with Nathaniel Philbrick (SOLD OUT)

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

This event is sold out New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick will appear at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Wednesday, September 15 at 7 PM for a lecture, Q&A, and signing of his new book, Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy, which will be released the day before his appearance. At the request of the publisher, the author will only sign books purchased through this event. Capacity is limited, and tickets will not be sold at the door. Please bring your tickets to the event. Doors open at 6:15 PM, and the event starts…

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September Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

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

The September meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, September 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 lead a discussion of Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 10 through 14. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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October 2021

Autumn Market & Encampment

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Travel back in time and experience life in a Revolutionary War camp during Washington Crossing Historic Park’s annual Autumn Encampment & Market on Saturday, October 16, from noon to 4 PM. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children age five to 11, and free members, active duty military, and children under five. A family ticket is available for 2 adults and 2 children under 18 living in the same household. Get Tickets   What To Expect At Autumn Market & Encampment, colonial townspeople gather at their marketplace in the Historic Village area of the park to sell their wares.…

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Virtual Lecture with Dr. Matthew Costello: The Property of the Nation

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

Dr. Matthew Costello, senior historian of the White House Historical Association, will give a free virtual lecture on Sunday, October 17 at 1:30 PM. Costello's lecture will focus on his 2019 book, The Property of the Nation: George Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President, which was a 2020 George Washington Prize Finalist. The lecture is free, but registration is required. After registering, you'll receive a Zoom meeting link via email. Please email washingtoncrossingsp@pa.gov if you don't receive a Zoom link after registering. We will have limited ability to help you connect on October 17, so please contact…

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October Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

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

The October meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 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 lead a discussion of Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 15 through 17. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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