Meet Francis Hopkinson

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Stan Saperstein will perform a 45-minute one-man presentation as Francis Hopkinson, New Jersey Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson, a member of the congressional Marine Committee, claimed that he […]

Songs and Stories of the American Revolution, by Matthew Dodd

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Dressed in colonial clothing and performing rousing period songs and stories, Matthew Dodd will take you back in time to the days of the American Revolution. Mr. Dodd sings and […]

African American Soldiers in the Revolution, with Algernon Ward

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Join Reenactor Algernon Ward and learn about African American soldiers and their important role in the War for Independence. Mr. Ward is commander of the First Rhode Island Regiment — […]

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Meet Francis Hopkinson

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Stan Saperstein will perform a 45-minute one-man presentation as Francis Hopkinson, New Jersey Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson, a member of the congressional Marine Committee, claimed that he […]

Free

Recreating the Battle of Trenton in a Wargame

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

The Battle of Trenton will be recreated by using miniature figures, dice and “Flint & Steel” rules developed by Richard Kane who will also be managing the game. Visitors can […]

Free Winter History Videos

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

The Visitor Center Museum presents “Winter History Videos” this month. Each video interprets the many layers of the American Revolution. Come spend a warm winter afternoon with us at 2:00pm […]

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Tending the Wounded: The Role of the Revolutionary War Nurse

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Leslie Bramlett, Historical Interpreter at the Old Barracks Museum will present a lecture at the State Park's Visitor Center Museum, “Tending the Wounded: The Role of the Revolutionary War Nurse.” She’ll discuss […]

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

The Johnson Ferry House at Washington Crossing State Park, New Jersey, cordially invites all interested public to a Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Saturday, February 17 from 1 to 4 pm to […]

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“The Christmas Night Crossing” Lecture at Washington Crossing

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

Using diaries and letters of the participants, Washington Crossing State Park Historian Clay Craighead will give a lecture on the significance of the Christmas Night Crossing and the Battle of Trenton. December 23rd at 1PM Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center 355 Washington Crossing - Pennington Road The Visitor Center Museum will be open from […]

Washington’s Landing in New Jersey

Washington Crossing State Park Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing, New Jersey

COME WITNESS HISTORY AT NEW JERSEY'S WASHINGTON CROSSING STATE PARK There will be living history reenactments, stories, fife and drum corp, cannons, camp fires, a food truck, and presentations on […]