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October 2022

Guided Fall Bird Walk

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening! On Thursday, October 27 from 9 to 11 AM, join the park naturalist for a guided walk as we search for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. WCHP sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way that you may never have before, through wildlife observation! To register for any of these walks, please contact…

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Fall Brewfest 2022

October 29 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Washington Crossing Brewfests, 1638 River Rd
New Hope, PA 18938 United States

  Sample a range of seasonal beers at Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest on October 29 from 12:30 to 4:30 PM. You'll have access to a variety of ciders, sours, and seasonal beers (including pumpkin beers and seasonal IPAs) from local, regional, and national breweries. Beers are grouped by category, and all General Admission guests receive a special commemorative glass for sampling. Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest is held in a beautiful wooded setting overlooking the Delaware River. Guests are surrounded by stunning autumn leaves, and small bonfires throughout the grounds add even more ambiance. Multiple food vendors are on-site to provide…

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November 2022

Lecture – “The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution”

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Join us on Wednesday, November 9 from 7 to 8 PM at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center for a lecture with Kevin J. Weddle on his book, The Compleat Victory: Saratoga and the American Revolution. In the late summer and fall of 1777, after two years of indecisive fighting on both sides, the outcome of the American War of Independence hung in the balance. Having successfully expelled the Americans from Canada in 1776, the British were determined to end the rebellion and devised what they believed a war-winning strategy: sending General John Burgoyne south to rout the Americans…

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November Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

November 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, November 21, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Revolutionary…

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December 2022

Lecture – Who Was Here?

December 4 @ 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. 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 Auditorium. It will also be live-streamed over Zoom. If COVID restrictions are required, it will be changed entirely to virtual. Registrants will be notified of changes. Registration is required. Register on…

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First Crossing of 2022

December 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

  WITNESS AMERICAN HISTORY COME TO LIFE! Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the river in replica Durham boats. The first opportunity to witness the reenactment is Sunday, December 11, from 11 AM to 3 PM in the Washington Crossing Historic Park’s Historic Village. The actual crossing begins at approximately 1 PM. In addition to the crossing reenactment,…

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December Book Club: The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man

December 19 @ 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, December 19, 2022 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Availability of this title is limited. The park gift shop is offering a 25% discount for the book to book club participants. Please contact the park for information. Registration is required. To register, please visit the DCNR website. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Revolutionary…

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70th Annual Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

WITNESS AMERICAN HISTORY COME TO LIFE! Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the river in replica Durham boats. The 70th annual Christmas Day crossing reenactment is set for Sunday, December 25, from noon to 3 PM (actual crossing begins at about 1 PM). Admission is free! Can’t attend on Christmas? Learn more about the First Crossing of 2022 on…

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