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Dedicated to promoting the history and the venues of the Ten Crucial Days historic area.

Upcoming Events

DRESS REHEARSAL: FIRST CROSSING REENACTMENT

DRESS REHEARSAL: FIRST CROSSING REENACTMENT

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
DRESS REHEARSAL: FIRST CROSSING REENACTMENT

DRESS REHEARSAL: FIRST CROSSING REENACTMENT

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Experience the “Christmas Crossing Dress Rehearsal” as troops row General George Washington across the Delaware River. See colonial life, demonstrations and artisans, blacksmithing, hearth cooking, and much more…bring your camera! This event is held in Washington Crossing Historic Park, PA. The Washington Crossing Park Association of NJ will be offering hot cider and a warm…

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First Crossing of 2019

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
1112 River Rd United States

Witness American History Come to Life! Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the…

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Read “An American Revolution Diary” and Follow the Ten Crucial Days of 1776-77

December 14, 2019 - January 6, 2020

WITH PROMINENT HISTORIANS/AUTHORS You are invited to read “An American Revolution Diary,” an exclusive, new examination of the ten crucial days of 1776-77 on the Princeton Battlefield Society’s website, www.pbs1777.org. The Diary will start on December 14. In the words of leading historians and authors, explore this time in our American history, day-by-day. Our line-up…

HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING

HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

(All ages) Saturday December 14, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Participants will construct their own wreaths from evergreen clippings collected in the park. Advanced registration required. Fee: $8.00/wreath (exact change please). HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING Saturday, Dec 14, 2019, 1:00 PM Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd. Titusville, nj 1 Members Attending (All…

LECTURE: The Christmas Night Crossing

LECTURE: The Christmas Night Crossing

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
938 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, TX 78232 United States

Using diaries and letters of the participants, Resource Interpretive Specialist Mark Sirak will give a lecture on the significance of the Christmas Night Crossing and the Battle of Trenton. Free. LECTURE: The Christmas Night Crossing Saturday, Dec 14, 2019, 2:00 PM Washington Crossing State Park Visitors Center Titusville, NJ 1 Members Attending Using diaries and…

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December Book Club Meeting: The Men Who Lost America

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Rd United States

The December meeting of the Washington Crossing Historic Park Book Club is set for Monday, December 16, at 5:30 PM in the Visitor Center. In this meeting, museum curator Kimberly McCarty will lead a discussion of the book club’s next selection: The Men Who Lost America: British Command during the Revolutionary War and the Preservation…

LANTERN WALKING TOURS

LANTERN WALKING TOURS

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

(10 yrs. – adult) Two tours scheduled: 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. See our park historic sites by night! A popular event which begins at the Nelson House and includes the Ferry boat, Landing site, Overlook, Stone Barn and Johnson Ferry House. Interpreters in period dress will guide each tour group. Lanterns provided and refreshment…

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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

December 21
PA United States

Spend a day retracing the December 25 crossing of the Delaware and the American and British military engagements at Trenton, Princeton and areas in-between. Photo by Drifting Focus Photography On the Traversing the Ten Crucial Days bus tour, historical interpreters Larry Kidder and Roger S. Williams will tell the remarkable story of these ten days…