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Upcoming Events

Old Barracks Museum

Light & Life in the Colonies – Candle Lit Tours of the Barracks

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2 Barrack St United States

Tour the Old Barracks Museum in the evening twilight to discover first-hand how light and darkness affected daily activities, work, and entertainment in the 18th century. Availability of light varied among social class and rank. This 45 minute tour is not simply “Barracks-by-night”, but instead focuses on life after sunset before electricity. See how access…

WCPA Board of Trustees Meeting

WCPA Board of Trustees Meeting

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2 River Dr United States
Lecture: Joyce Malcolm “The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life”

Lecture: Joyce Malcolm “The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life”

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2 Barrack St United States

As part of the Fall 2019 Lecture Series sponsored by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey, Joyce Malcolm will speak about her book “The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life ” on Tuesday, November 14 at 7 PM. Books will be available for purchase in the Quartermaster’s Store Gift…

Giving Thanks: the Origin of our American Thanksgiving Holiday

Giving Thanks: the Origin of our American Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come to our “Giving Thanks: the Origin of our American Thanksgiving Holiday”, featuring the story of Thanksgiving, with traditional Thanksgiving music in the parlor. Visitors are encouraged to sing along. A Harvest Feast will be prepared in the hearth by food historian Susan McLellan Plaisted. Demonstrations and woodworking in the barn will be on-going. Refreshments…

FAMILY NATURE WALK

FAMILY NATURE WALK

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(All ages) Join us for an informal naturalist-guided trail walk. Free. FAMILY NATURE WALK Saturday, Nov 23, 2019, 2:00 PM Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd. Titusville, nj 1 Members Attending (All ages) Join us for an informal naturalist-guided trail walk. Free. Check out this Meetup →

GEOCACHE WASHINGTON CROSSING STATE PARK

GEOCACHE WASHINGTON CROSSING STATE PARK

November 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
938 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, TX 78232 United States

(Preteens – adult) Geocaching is a high-tech update on the old-fashioned scavenger hunt game, which utilizes GPS (global positioning system) technology to locate objects hidden in the park. Participants will learn how to obtain information and hints from the Geocaching.com website, on the location of dozens of geocache sites in and around the state park.…

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Colonial Wreath Workshop

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1112 River Rd United States

Join us Sunday, December 1, from noon to 4 PM for an afternoon of wreath making! Washington Crossing Historic Park staff will help you create a special holiday wreath inspired by those enjoyed in George Washington’s day. Wreath frames, greens, pine cones, bows and ornaments will be provided. Please bring wire cutters and any additional…

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Evening with the Curator: Who was here in December 1776?

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1112 River Rd United States

Washington Crossing Historic Park’s Evening with the Curator series concludes for the year on Sunday, December 1 at 7 PM with a free lecture on some of the people who contributed to the Ten Crucial Days surrounding the crossing. The lecture will be held in the Visitor Center auditorium. Registration opens October 14. To register,…

British Occupation Day

British Occupation Day

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
2 Barrack St United States

Come to the Old Barracks this December as the 17th Regiment of Infantry returns as they first did in December 1776! This event will commemorate the occupation of Trenton by British troops just weeks prior to the Battle of Trenton, and offer visitors a view into this often misrepresented side of American history. Throughout the…