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July 2020

July Book Club Meeting: The Disaffected

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA United States + Google Map

The July meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, July 20, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty lead a discussion of The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution by Aaron Sullivan. Participants should be prepared to discuss Chapters Three and Four. Book club meetings are 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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Live Demonstration at the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1638 River Road Princeton, WV United States + Google Map

See the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill in action during a live milling demonstration. You’ll learn how 19th century techniques and tools would have been used by a miller as part of the Thompson-Neely Farmstead. Demonstrations are scheduled for: Sunday, July 26, 2 PM Sunday, August 30, 2 PM Sunday, September 27, 2 PM Sunday, October 25, 2 PM The mill is located across the street from the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead: 1635 River Road, New Hope, PA. Demonstrations last about 30 minutes.…

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August 2020

August Book Club Meeting: The Disaffected

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA United States + Google Map

The August meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, August 17, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. Museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution by Aaron Sullivan. Participants should be prepared to discuss “Interlude: Elizabeth Drinker goes to Washington” through the Epilogue. Book club meetings are free and open to all. Members should provide their own books. To register, please call…

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Curator Tour: McConkey’s Ferry Inn

August 30 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
1112 River Road Washington Crossing, PA United States + Google Map

Peek into the Revolutionary War era on a free guided tour of McConkey’s Ferry Inn in the Historic Village on Sunday, August 30 at 1:30 PM. 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…” The first ferry building was built in 1752, but only the basement kitchen remains. The…

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Live Demonstration at the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
1638 River Road Princeton, WV United States + Google Map

See the Thompson-Neely Grist Mill in action during a live milling demonstration. You’ll learn how 19th century techniques and tools would have been used by a miller as part of the Thompson-Neely Farmstead. Demonstrations are scheduled for: Sunday, August 30, 2 PM Sunday, September 27, 2 PM Sunday, October 25, 2 PM The mill is located across the street from the Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead: 1635 River Road, New Hope, PA. Demonstrations last about 30 minutes. Admission is $7 per person…

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