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July 2020

CANCELED: Living History Day

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free – $8

This event has been canceled.   Celebrate Independence Day by bringing the whole family back in time—to July 4, 1776! At Washington Crossing Historic Park, you can watch living historians demonstrate their crafts, tour the buildings in the Historic Village, and see a military encampment from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, July 4, 2020. A highlight of the day will be readings of the Declaration of Independence at 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Admission to the event, which will be held rain or shine, is $8 for adults age 12 and over; $4 for children…

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CANCELED: Curator Tour of The Thompson-Neely House

July 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States
Free

This event has been canceled.   Step back in time with a free guided tour of the historic Thompson-Neely House on Sunday, July 12 at 1:30 PM. Park curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a guided tour of the house, which served as a temporary Continental Army hospital during Washington’s winter campaign of 1776/1777 in Bucks County. Ill and injured soldiers were brought to this home of the Thompson and Neely families for medical treatment and recovery. A young officer from Virginia named James Monroe, who was seriously injured during the First Battle of Trenton, convalesced at this site. In 1817,…

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July Virtual Book Club Meeting: The Disaffected

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The July meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, July 20, at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held virtually. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty lead a discussion of The Disaffected: Britain's Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution by Aaron Sullivan. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters Three and Four. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. Please register online to participate.

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CANCELED: Live Demonstration at the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States
$7

This event has been canceled.   See the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill in action during a live milling demonstration. You'll learn how 19th century techniques and tools would have been used by a miller as part of the Thompson-Neely Farmstead. The mill is located across the street from the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead: 1635 River Road, New Hope, PA. Demonstrations last about 30 minutes. Admission is $7 per person and includes a guided tour of the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead across the street. Visitors who have purchased a multi-site tour for a milling demonstration day may attend the demonstration at no extra…

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August 2020

You Point, We Pick

August 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Are you interested in farm-fresh, organic food and herbs? Our historically accurate gardens are bursting with produce, herbs, and flowers that need to be used! You Point, We Pick Dates Monday, August 3, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Friday, August 21, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Monday, August 31, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Friday, September 11, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden If you're planning to participate, please email our historical horticulturalist, Anna Davis-Agostini, at adavis@washingtoncrossingpark.org. On the…

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August Book Club Meeting: The Disaffected

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The August meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 17, at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be conducted virtually, and registration is required to access the meeting. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of The Disaffected: Britain's Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution by Aaron Sullivan. Participants should be prepared to discuss "Interlude: Elizabeth Drinker goes to Washington" through the Epilogue. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please visit DCNR's website. Login information will be sent upon registration.

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You Point, We Pick

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Are you interested in farm-fresh, organic food and herbs? Our historically accurate gardens are bursting with produce, herbs, and flowers that need to be used! YOU POINT, WE PICK DATES Monday, August 3, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Friday, August 21, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Monday, August 31, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Friday, September 11, 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden If you’re planning to participate, please email our historical horticulturalist, Anna Davis-Agostini, at adavis@washingtoncrossingpark.org. On the dates…

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Bark in the Park

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Take a walk in the park with your favorite patriotic pup! On Saturday, August 22, 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. Registration is required. Please email Danielle Gress at dgress@washingtoncrossingpark.org to reserve your spot. Be sure to let us know whether you'll attend at 10 AM or 11 AM and the total number of people in your group. Capacities are limited! All dogs will receive a complimentary tricorn hat. Owners will also be able to meet with…

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CANCELED: Curator Tour of McConkey’s Ferry Inn

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

This event has been canceled.   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...” The first ferry building was built in 1752, but only the basement kitchen remains. The current inn was built in several stages; the west side, the one farthest from the river, was built around 1790 and includes the original basement. The building represents a typical country inn or tavern of the Revolutionary era and suggests…

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CANCELED: Live Demonstration at the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States
$7

This event has been canceled.   See the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill in action during a live milling demonstration. You'll learn how 19th century techniques and tools would have been used by a miller as part of the Thompson-Neely Farmstead. The mill is located across the street from the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead: 1635 River Road, New Hope, PA. Demonstrations last about 30 minutes. Admission is $7 per person and includes a guided tour of the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead across the street. Visitors who have purchased a multi-site tour for a milling demonstration day may attend the demonstration at no extra…

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