An historic Bucks County park will be begin their annual reenactments of one of the country’s most important and remembered moments.
Washington Crossing Historic Park, located in the town of the same name, is set to begin their popular reenactments of then-general George Washington’s harrowing crossing of the Delaware Rover on Christmas night of 1776. Considered an integral moment in American history, Bucks County gets to boast of the event happening right on its shore.
The first crossing reenactment will be held on Dec. 11 from 11 AM to 3 PM; the actual crossing will commence at 1 PM. Tickets for the event can be found here.
“The First Crossing is not just your first opportunity to witness a reenactment of Washington’s 1776 crossing of the Delaware River,” the park said on its social media page. “It’s also a full day of family fun and learning, with special colonial-era demonstrations, music, military drills, children’s activities, and more!”
With a connection to one of the most important events in American history in a beautiful area of Bucks County, locals and visitors can experience a unique connection to our first president.
Learn more about the upcoming events a the official website of Washington Crossing Historic Park.