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Upcoming Events

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December Book Club Meeting: The Men Who Lost America

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 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…

Christmas Day Crossing

Christmas Day Crossing

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2 River Dr United States

Celebrate the “Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment,” arranged by the Washington Crossing Historic Park of PA, as we commemorate the 243rd anniversary of General George Washington’s famous Christmas night crossing of the Delaware. A history narration, hot cider and donuts will be on hand at The Nelson House. An annual tradition not to be missed. Come…

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67th Annual Christmas Day Crossing Reenactment

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 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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Bus Tour: Traversing the Ten Crucial Days

December 27
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…

Colonial Ball

Colonial Ball

December 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2 Barrack St United States

Have you ever watched the ball dancing in Pride and Prejudice and imagined yourself dancing in such a romantic setting? Dance like our founding fathers along with reenactors in Revolutionary War dress, to live music of the time. You needn’t know the dances – we’ll teach you! Enjoy light refreshments as you mingle with people…

Children’s Puppet Show – “The Trouble with Trenton”

Children’s Puppet Show – “The Trouble with Trenton”

December 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
2 S Warren St United States

A “mini” historical look at some amazing American history presented with marionettes and rod puppets – and lots of help from the audience! The free show includes live music, large puppets and props, and plenty of “revolting” action. Presented by Tuckers Tales.

First Battle of Trenton Reenactment

First Battle of Trenton Reenactment

December 28 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
2 E Front St United States

Come experience our annual winter reenactment during Trenton’s Patriots Week Celebration! On Saturday, December 28th, be immersed in history as you are surrounded by reenactors portraying the soldiers who fought during the Battles of Trenton, which ultimately shaped the destiny of the Revolutionary War and our nation. Follow the troops through the streets and watch…