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Upcoming Events

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October Book Club Meeting: Standing In Their Own Light

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

The October meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, October 21, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of Chapters Three and Four in Standing In Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution by Judith…

Washington Crossing-The Rest of the Story

Washington Crossing-The Rest of the Story

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Washington Crossing-Rest of the Story to the Quest for Knowledge Club, at Traditions at Washington Crossing. By Invitation Only.

Lecture: John McCurdy “Quarters”

Lecture: John McCurdy “Quarters”

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
101 Barrack St
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States

As part of the Fall 2019 Lecture Series sponsored by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey, John Gilbert McCurdy will speak about his book “Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution” on Thursday, October 24 at 7 PM. Books will be available for…

HIKE MILFORD BLUFFS

HIKE MILFORD BLUFFS

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
201 Brook Rd
Hopewell Township, NJ United States

(Pre-teen-adult) Milford Bluffs in Holland Twp., is a relatively recent acquisition to the state park system. It contains mature hardwood forests, agricultural fields and interesting rock outcrops. The terrain is gently rolling and rugged with commanding views of the Delaware Valley. Wear sturdy shoes, bring drinking water and lunch. The hike will be 2-3 miles…

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Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1638 River Rd
New Hope, PA United States

Enjoy the many flavors of fall! The third annual Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest will feature a wide range of ciders and seasonal beers at Washington Crossing Historic Park on Saturday, October 26 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM in a wooded, riverside section of the park. Tickets cost $45 and are available online only. A…

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Evening with the Curator: Jane Neely and Women’s Education in the 18th Century

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Washington Crossing Historic Park’s Evening with the Curator series continues on Sunday, October 27 at 7 PM with a free lecture on Jane Neely and women’s education in the 18th century. Registration opens September 1. To register, please call the Visitor Center at 215-493-4076. Jane Neely was nine years old when the Continental Army camped on…

Lecture: Hal Taylor “Before Penn”

Lecture: Hal Taylor “Before Penn”

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
101 Barrack St
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States

As part of the Fall 2019 Lecture Series sponsored by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey, Hal Taylor will speak about his book “Before Penn: An Illustrated History of The Delaware River Colonies 1609 – 1682 ” on Tuesday, October 29 at 7 PM. Books will be available for purchase…

PARK FOLIAGE HIKE

PARK FOLIAGE HIKE

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

(9 yrs. – adult) This is a naturalist-guided 3 1/2 – 4 mile hike taking on the park’s natural and historic areas, and several interesting and remote sections of the park during the fall foliage season. Wear sturdy footwear. Bring drinking water, a snack and a pair of binoculars (if you wish). Free. https://www.meetup.com/washingtoncrossingstatepark/events/265241501/

NATIVE AMERICANS OF THE AREA OF THE PARK

NATIVE AMERICANS OF THE AREA OF THE PARK

November 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

(All ages) Jim Wade, former archivist and researcher with the N.J. State Museum will discuss primitive stone tool use by Native Americans in central New Jersey. Emphasis will be on the significance and importance of the Indian way of life during the autumn season, focusing on the activities of fall hunting, gathering and religious ceremonies.…