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Francis Hopkinson and the Story of our Flag

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Don’t miss the chance to meet Francis Hopkinson, NJ signer of the Declaration of Independence and designer of America’s stars and stripes on Saturday, June 15 at Washington Crossing State Park as he tells the story of our flag.

Stanley Saperstein will perform a presentation as Francis Hopkinson, New Jersey Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson, a member of the Congressional Marine Committee, claimed that he had created the Stars and Stripes. The presentation will be held in the Visitor Center Museum’s auditorium at 2:00 PM. A Park entrance fee applies.

The Visitor Center Museum will be open from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. featuring The Swan Historical Foundation’s Collection of 500+ Colonial and Revolutionary

For more information on this program and others at Washington Crossing State Park click here.

 

Details

Date:
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center Museum
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560-1517 United States
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Phone:
(609) 737-0623
Website:
https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html
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