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Commemorative Wreath Laying at Washington Crossing Historic Park
Sunday, December 26, 2021 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ten Crucial Days Commemorative and Memorial Events 2021 – 2022
On Sunday, December 26, and Sunday, January 2, four memorial wreath laying events will be held commemorating the events of the “Ten Crucial Days” of the American Revolution, December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777. Deemed “…the times the tried men’s souls” by Thomas Paine, General George Washington’s Continental army crossed the Delaware River, captured the Hessian garrison in Trenton, fought a defensive stand at Assunpink Creek, then captured the British garrison at Princeton thereby changing world history. In attendance and offering remarks will be Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora, Princeton Mayor Mark Freda and President General of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Davis Lee Wright. Also in attendance will be representatives from the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Society of the Cincinnati, the Sons of the Revolution, and Color Guard Units from the SAR Societies from New England, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
- Sunday, December 26 – 11:00am Memorial Wreath Laying Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Street Washington Crossing, PA 18977 Parking is either at the Visitor Center, or just north of the Visitor Center at “Valley of Concentration” Parking Lot.