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July 2019

July Book Club Meeting: Following the Drum

July 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The July meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for July 15, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Chapters 4-6 in Following the Drum:  Women at the Valley Forge Encampment by Nancy K. Loane. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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Wine on the Waterfront

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
$35

Wine on the Waterfront returns to the banks of the Delaware River at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Saturday, July 27, from noon to 4 PM. The event will feature live jazz music and 1-ounce tastes of more than 40 varieties of wine from Pennsylvania wineries, including: Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery Blue Mountain Vineyards & Cellars Boyd's Cardinal Hollow Winery Crossing Vineyards & Winery Chaddsford Winery Grace Winery Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery Rebel Hive Meadery Sand Castle Winery Food and wine (bottles and cases) will be available for purchase. Attendees are welcome to relax along the riverbank—just…

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August 2019

Tour with the Curator: McConkey’s Ferry Inn

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Washington Crossing Historic Park’s 2019 Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, August 11 at 1:30 PM with a free guided tour of McConkey's Ferry Inn in the Historic Village. Park curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a guided tour of the building. From McConkey’s Ferry on December 25, 1776, hours before the crossing, Washington wrote to Colonel Cadwalader: “I am determined as the night is favorable to cross the River...” Capacity is limited to the first 15 registrants. Registration opens July 1 and closes August 9 or when capacity is reached. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. The…

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You Point, We Pick

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Are you interested in farm-fresh, organic food and herbs? Our historically accurate gardens are bursting with produce, herbs, and flowers that need to be used! You Point, We Pick Dates Monday, July 8, 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the Thompson-Neely House gardens Monday, August 12, 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Monday, September 9, 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the Thompson-Neely House gardens On the dates above, drop by the designated garden between 5:00 and 6:30 PM. You can point out anything you'd like to take home, and our historic horticulturalists will pick it for you…

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Bark in the Park

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Dog lovers unite! On August 17 at 10 AM, throw a leash on your four-legged friend and join the Friends of Washington Crossing Park for a mile-long group walk through the park. The first 100 dogs will also receive a mini tri-corner hat to wear. Dog owners will also be able to meet with representatives from: Bucks County Treasurer Wags Rescue Nor'Wester Therapy Dogs Kruisin Kanines Dog Agility and Sports Club No registration is required, and this is a rain or shine event. Sponsored by Washington Crossing Animal Hospital 1240 General Washington Memorial Blvd. Washington Crossing, PA 18977 The Friends of…

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August Book Club Meeting: Following the Drum

August 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The August meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 19, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Chapters 7 through the Appendix in Following the Drum:  Women at the Valley Forge Encampment by Nancy K. Loane. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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September 2019

You Point, We Pick

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Thompson-Neely Farmstead, 1638 River Road
New Hope, United States

Are you interested in farm-fresh, organic food and herbs? Our historically accurate gardens are bursting with produce, herbs, and flowers that need to be used! You Point, We Pick Dates Monday, July 8, 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the Thompson-Neely House gardens Monday, August 12, 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the Hibbs House kitchen garden Monday, September 9, 5:00 to 6:30 PM at the Thompson-Neely House gardens On the dates above, drop by the designated garden between 5:00 and 6:30 PM. You can point out anything you'd like to take home, and our historic horticulturalists will pick it for you…

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McConkey’s Market

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Looking for one-of-a-kind gifts and crafts for yourself or a loved one? Visit McConkey’s Market on Saturday, September 14, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Back for its fifth year, McConkey’s Market will feature more than 90 vendors selling artisan crafts, up-cycled items, handmade jewelry, original art and photography, pottery, vintage clothing, reclaimed furniture and collectibles. Admission to the market is free, and it will be held rain or shine.

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How Washington Taught Himself To Be a General

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

Join Adrienne Harrison, PhD for a free lecture on how George Washington educated himself in the art of being a general...and then ignored the traditional rules of warfare in the attacks on Trenton and Princeton. This lecture will be accompanied by the first-time exhibition of a copy of one of the military manuals in Washington's personal library. His copy is currently in the collection of the Boston Anthenaeum. This lecture will be held on Sunday, September 15 at 2 PM in the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center. Registration is required; please call the park Visitor Center at (215) 493-4076 to…

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September Book Club Meeting: Standing In Their Own Light

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park – Visitor Center & Historic Village, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States
Free

The September meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, September 16, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the Introduction, Chapter One and Chapter Two in Standing In Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution by Judith L. Van Buskirk. Participation is free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call the park Visitor Center at 215-493-4076.

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