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May 2022

Wheat and Sheep Day

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States

On Saturday, May 28 from 10 AM to 4 PM, watch as the Thompson-Neely sheep are shorn of their wool and tour the grist mill at this family friendly event. This limited event will include a trip to the barn for a hand shearing presentation as well as period demonstrations and tours of our historic Grist Mill. From there, follow the Colonial process of washing and carding the wool and spinning it into yarn. You’ll also get a take-home activity kit, full of Colonial crafts! Shearings are held every hour, and mill tours are held on the half hour 11:30…

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Jazz Concert on the Riverbank

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Looking for an excuse to get outside on a beautiful spring evening? The Friends of Washington Crossing Park (PA) and the historic Newtown Theatre are teaming up to present a free outdoor jazz concert on Saturday, May 28 from 6 to 8 PM. The concert will be held on the banks of the Delaware River near the park’s Visitor Center. The Triple Ts, a jazz-fusion trio based in Philadelphia, will play a mix of original music and jazz standards. The band has played several times at the park and the theatre, in addition to touring the U.S. in support of…

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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Washington Crossing Historic Park will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 29 at 1 PM at the gravesite of Continental soldiers located near the Thompson-Neely House. The observation will include a colonial color guard, fife and drum music, Revolutionary War reenactors, veterans, and other honored guests - with the keynote address being given by USAF veteran Frank Lyons. At the ceremony, the Daughters of the American Revolution will dedicate a plaque at the original gravesite of 24-year-old Captain-Lieutenant James Moore. Moore served in Captain Alexander Hamilton's New York Artillery Unit before his death December 25, 1776. After…

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