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June 2021

Self-Guided High Adventure: Healthy Hike Challenge

June 1 - June 30
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

See if you have what it takes to have your name added to our Iron Hikers list for 2021! Each month, Washington Crossing Historic Park will release a new self-guided Healthy Hike Challenge designed for individuals or families who consider themselves advanced hikers. Each challenge will include a map with further instructions for your quest. On the hike, you’ll be challenged on your observational skills, knowledge of nature and the outdoors, and total hiking time. Information submitted is on the honor system, so please be respectful and honorable! June Challenge To complete this challenge, find and answer 10 questions along…

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Wednesday Evening Hikers Club

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Experience a springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath. Accompany the park naturalist and discover sights and sounds that may be new to you as we discuss a variety of natural history and recreation topics. For the month of June, hikes are scheduled for: Wednesday, June 9 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 16 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 23 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 30 from 6 to 7 PM Prepare yourself by bringing questions, wearing sturdy footwear, bringing a full water bottle, and reviewing the…

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June Book Club Meeting: Rebels Rising

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

The June meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, June 21 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 Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin L. Carp. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapter 4 through the Epilogue. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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Wednesday Evening Hikers Club

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Experience a springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath. Accompany the park naturalist and discover sights and sounds that may be new to you as we discuss a variety of natural history and recreation topics. For the month of June, hikes are scheduled for: Wednesday, June 9 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 16 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 23 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 30 from 6 to 7 PM Prepare yourself by bringing questions, wearing sturdy footwear, bringing a full water bottle, and reviewing the…

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Stream Discovery Day

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States
Free

Back by popular demand: let's see what we can catch in the creek! On Saturday, June 26 from 11 AM to noon, grab your stream shoes and team up with the park naturalist for a morning of watershed education. Historic Pidcock Creek was and is still the main source of power for the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill. Help identify the aquatic insects and other creatures that live within the creek. Nets will be provided, but you can bring your own. Water shoes must be worn at all times. To register, please email park naturalist Matt Truesdale at mtruesdale@pa.gov by 4 PM…

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Wednesday Evening Hikers Club

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Experience a springtime evening along the trails of Washington Crossing Historic Park and the Delaware Canal Towpath. Accompany the park naturalist and discover sights and sounds that may be new to you as we discuss a variety of natural history and recreation topics. For the month of June, hikes are scheduled for: Wednesday, June 9 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 16 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 23 from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, June 30 from 6 to 7 PM Prepare yourself by bringing questions, wearing sturdy footwear, bringing a full water bottle, and reviewing the…

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July 2021

Independence Day Celebration: Colonial Field Day

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Round up your family or friends for a spirited colonial competition! At Colonial Field Day on Saturday, July 3, you'll be pitted against other socially distanced groups. Try your hand at playing some popular games and activities from the 18th century, including cup and ball, Jacob's Ladder, hoop and stick, graces, and more! Competitions are set for 10 to 11:30 AM and 1 to 2:30 PM. This event is free, but all groups are required to register by emailing kbecnel@washingtoncrossingpark.org. Be sure to mention which session you would like to attend! Additional details – including the meeting place – will…

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Rebels & Redcoats Classic Car Show 2021

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

As part of its annual Independence Day celebration, Washington Crossing Historic Park invites classic car owners to compete in the third Rebels & Redcoats Classic Car Show on Saturday, July 3, 2021 from 10 AM to 2 PM. This unique show features only American, French, British and German cars, representing the four countries involved in the Revolutionary War. Classic show-condition cars from model years 1996 and earlier are welcome. Cost to register each car is $25 online (plus service fee) or $35 on-site. There is no fee to attend as a spectator. Check-in will begin at 9:00 AM and the…

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Independence Day Celebration: Living History Day

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

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 Sunday, July 4. 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. Tickets are $8 for adults age 12 and over; $4 for children ages 5-11; and free for those under 5, active duty military, and members of the Friends of…

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Colonial Days Summer Camp at Delaware Valley University

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 23 @ 3:00 pm
Delaware Valley University, 700 E Butler Ave
Doylestown, PA 18901 United States
$299

Unplug your kids from the modern world and send them back to General Washington's era! In partnership with Delaware Valley University, the park's Colonial Days Summer Camp will be held at Delaware Valley University from July 19-23 from 9 AM to 3 PM each day. Colonial Days Activities At Colonial Days Summer Camp, children ages 7-10 will learn about Washington's crossing of the Delaware River and life in the colonial era. Activities will be led by Katherine Becnel, volunteer coordinator for the Friends of Washington Crossing Park. Campers will participate in many hands-on activities, including: Gardening Quill pen writing Playing…

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