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April 2021

Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walk

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Friday morning bird walks are scheduled for: Friday, April 9, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 16, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 23, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 30, from 9 to 10:30 AM Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to…

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Virtual Lecture on “George Washington’s Nemesis: The Outrageous Treason and Unfair Court-Martial of Maj. Gen. Charles Lee”

April 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

General Charles Lee, second in command in the Continental Army led by General Washington, was captured by the British in December 1776. As a prisoner, he submitted to his captors a military plan on how to defeat Washington’s army as quickly as possible – but this treason was not discovered during his lifetime. Throughout his sixteen months of captivity and even after his release, Lee continued to offer the enemy help to negotiate an end to the rebellion. After Lee rejoined the Continental Army, he was given command of many of its best troops and orders to attack the rear…

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Guided Spring Evening Walk

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

On Wednesday, April 14 at 6 PM, experience an April 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 natural history topics such as amphibians, reptiles, and migratory birds. Please prepare yourself for this program by wearing sturdy footwear, bringing a full water bottle, and reviewing the park map before traveling. Registration for this program is required by emailing mtruesdale@pa.gov by 4 PM on Tuesday, April 13. The meeting place will be provided upon registration.

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Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walk

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Friday morning bird walks are scheduled for: Friday, April 16, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 23, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 30, from 9 to 10:30 AM Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits…

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April Book Club Meeting: Rebels Rising

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

The April meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, April 19, 2021, 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 next selection: Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution by Benjamin L. Carp. Participants should be prepared to discuss the Introduction through Chapter One. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walk

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. Friday morning bird walks are scheduled for: Friday, April 23, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, April 30, from 9 to 10:30 AM Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your…

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Friday Morning Guided Spring Bird Walk

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. The final bird walk for April is set for Friday, April 30, from 9 to 10:30 AM. Binoculars can be available upon request, but participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own. Washington Crossing Historic Park sits in a unique bird habitat crossroads. Experience your park and home in a way…

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May 2021

Wednesday Evening Guided Walk

May 5 @ 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 natural history topics such as amphibians, reptiles, and migratory birds. For the month of May, Wednesday evening guided walks are scheduled for: Wednesday, May 5, from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, May 12, from 6 to 7 PM Wednesday, May 19, from 6 to 7 PM Prepare yourself by wearing sturdy footwear, bringing a full water bottle, and reviewing the park map before traveling. Registration…

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Friday Morning Spring Bird Walk

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Mornings are your best opportunity to experience the thrilling world of birdwatching and listening. Join the park naturalist for a guided walk along the Delaware Canal Towpath as we look and listen for migratory avian friends. Topics such as basic bird identification through sound and sight will be discussed. For the month of May, Friday morning bird walks are scheduled for: Friday, May 7, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, May 14, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, May 21, from 9 to 10:30 AM Friday, May 28, from 9 to 10:30 AM Binoculars can be available upon request, but…

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Mother’s Day Weekend Bike Hike

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Does your family enjoy a good old fashioned bike ride? Join the park naturalist and enjoy a lovely mid-day bike ride along the historic Delaware Canal on Saturday, May 8, from 10 AM to 1 PM. This ride will be out-and-back style along the canal, beginning and ending within the lower section of Washington Crossing Historic Park. Participants can expect to ride close to 12 miles at the completion of this program. Enjoy a fun and easy ride while learning some natural history along the way! Registration is required by 4 PM on May Friday, May 7. To register, please…

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