Memorial Day Ceremony 2024

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Washington Crossing Historic Park will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 26 at 1 PM at the gravesite of Continental soldiers located near the Thompson-Neely House. The observation will include a colonial color guard, fife and drum music, Revolutionary War reenactors, veterans, and other honored guests. Major General (R) Wesley E. Craig, Jr. will be our Keynote Speaker. His major Federal military decorations include: the Army Distinguished Service Medal; Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal (fourth award); Army Commendation Medal (second award); Army Achievement Medal; and the Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon (fifth award). He is Read More

Weekly Living History Programs

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Join us for a series of Living History programs that we will be conducting in the park on Fridays in April - June, and then Fridays and Saturdays in July - September. These programs will cover a variety of of topics surrounding the life of Soldiers and civilians during the American Revolution. Demonstrations will take place at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm. Reenactors and demonstrators will discuss the topic/activity they are portraying while also providing context for how this would effect life during the American Revolution.

Weekly Living History Programs

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Join us for a series of Living History programs that we will be conducting in the park on Fridays in April - June, and then Fridays and Saturdays in July - September. These programs will cover a variety of of topics surrounding the life of Soldiers and civilians during the American Revolution. Demonstrations will take place at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm. Reenactors and demonstrators will discuss the topic/activity they are portraying while also providing context for how this would effect life during the American Revolution.

Fundraising Lecture – Jack D. Warren Jr. – “Freedom: The Enduring Importance of the Revolution”

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

This event is in-person only at the Visitor Center Auditorium. Registration required. Join us for a 1 hour lecture on Jack D. Warren Jr.'s new book on the American Revolution. Published under the auspices of the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati, Freedom: The Enduring Importance of the American Revolution is a narrative history of the War for Independence. It tells the pivotal story of the courageous men and women who risked their lives to create a new nation based on the idea that government should serve people and protect their freedom. Written for Americans intent on Read More

Weekly Living History Programs

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Join us for a series of Living History programs that we will be conducting in the park on Fridays in April - June, and then Fridays and Saturdays in July - September. These programs will cover a variety of of topics surrounding the life of Soldiers and civilians during the American Revolution. Demonstrations will take place at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm. Reenactors and demonstrators will discuss the topic/activity they are portraying while also providing context for how this would effect life during the American Revolution.

June Book Club: Misinformation Nation: Foreign News and the Politics of Truth in Revolutionary America

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, June 17 at 5:30 PM. This meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Click here to register. Registration is required. Zoom meeting details will be provided upon registration. Museum Curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: Misinformation Nation:  Foreign News and the Politics of Truth in Revolutionary America by Jordan E. Taylor.  Please read the Chapters 6-7. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books.

Weekly Living History Programs

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Join us for a series of Living History programs that we will be conducting in the park on Fridays in April - June, and then Fridays and Saturdays in July - September. These programs will cover a variety of of topics surrounding the life of Soldiers and civilians during the American Revolution. Demonstrations will take place at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm. Reenactors and demonstrators will discuss the topic/activity they are portraying while also providing context for how this would effect life during the American Revolution.

Juneteenth Celebration 2024

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

In honor of Juneteenth, Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) will host several free special events and activities on Saturday, June 22 from 3 to 7 PM that will educate visitors about the contribution of African American soldiers during the American Revolution. More information, coming soon!

The Art of Flower Pressing

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Learn the beautiful art of flower pressing and preserve a piece of summer forever! Park horticulturist, Anna Davis, will teach the various methods of pressing during this workshop. The class will assemble their own press so they can and continue what they have learned at home. Once presses are assembled, we will proceed to our 18th century kitchen garden to collect two to three flowers to use in your new press.  The last hour of the workshop we will discuss various ways to use pressed flowers creatively at home. Then, using pre-pressed flowers and some beautiful vintage paper samples, we Read More

Weekly Living History Programs

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA, United States

Join us for a series of Living History programs that we will be conducting in the park on Fridays in April - June, and then Fridays and Saturdays in July - September. These programs will cover a variety of of topics surrounding the life of Soldiers and civilians during the American Revolution. Demonstrations will take place at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30pm. Reenactors and demonstrators will discuss the topic/activity they are portraying while also providing context for how this would effect life during the American Revolution.