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September 2021

September Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The September meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, September 20 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 Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 10 through 14. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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October 2021

Fall Morning Paddle (At Capacity)

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Update: This event has reached capacity.  At 10 AM on October 1, team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Equipment is limited, and registration is required. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All…

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Wednesday Evening Healthy Hike

October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. At 5:30 PM on October 6, join the park naturalist for a quick-paced 2.5-mile hike along park trails. Prepare yourself by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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Big Sit Friday

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

On October 8 from 10 AM to 2 PM, join the park naturalist for birdwatching as part of Bird Watcher’s Digest Big Sit for 2021. The Big Sit is an international non-competitive challenge, organized as a citizen science project to assist ornithologists world-wide by counting and identifying different bird species. The data collected from each site is uploaded into a global database to aid in important avian research. Whether you are a seasoned birder or looking to get into the hobby, bring a chair and plan to spend a relaxing time at the park's Big Sit birding circle! Registration is…

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Fall Foliage Float (At Capacity)

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Update: This event has reached capacity.  On October 15 from noon to 2:30 PM, team up with the park naturalist for a fun float in a kayak down the Delaware River! After an on-land strategy and safety session, participants will launch from the northernmost point of Washington Crossing Historic Park and kayak 5 miles to the Visitor Center with assistance from the park naturalist. Kayaks, personal flotation devices, and paddles will be supplied. Individuals who have their own kayaking equipment are welcome to join and must also register. There is no cost for this program. All participants must be 12…

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Autumn Market & Encampment

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Travel back in time and experience life in a Revolutionary War camp during Washington Crossing Historic Park’s annual Autumn Encampment & Market on Saturday, October 16, from noon to 4 PM. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children age five to 11, and free members, active duty military, and children under five. A family ticket is available for 2 adults and 2 children under 18 living in the same household. Get Tickets   What To Expect At Autumn Market & Encampment, colonial townspeople gather at their marketplace in the Historic Village area of the park to sell their wares.…

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Virtual Lecture with Dr. Matthew Costello: The Property of the Nation

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

Dr. Matthew Costello, senior historian of the White House Historical Association, will give a free virtual lecture on Sunday, October 17 at 1:30 PM. Costello's lecture will focus on his 2019 book, The Property of the Nation: George Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President, which was a 2020 George Washington Prize Finalist. The lecture is free, but registration is required. After registering, you'll receive a Zoom meeting link via email. Please email washingtoncrossingsp@pa.gov if you don't receive a Zoom link after registering. We will have limited ability to help you connect on October 17, so please contact…

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October Book Club Meeting: Ten Crucial Days

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual PA United States
Free

The October meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 18 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 Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds by William L. Kidder. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters 15 through 17. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

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Wednesday Evening Healthy Hike

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Hiking is a great way to improve your physical and mental health. At 5:30 PM on October 20, join the park naturalist for a quick-paced 2.5-mile hike along park trails. Prepare yourself by bringing a full water bottle, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing for the weather. Please email mtruesdale@pa.gov to register. The meeting location will be provided upon registration.

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Friday Morning Fall Bird Walk

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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. On Friday, October 22 from 10 to 11:30 AM, 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. 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 you may never have before: through wildlife observation!…

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