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Washington Crossing State Park Programs & Events


WASHINGTON CROSS STATE PARK
PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Washington Crossing State Park invites you to participate in our Summer interpretive programs through both the Interpretive Center and the Visitor Center Museum at Washington Crossing State Park.

The Visitors Center is open Wednesdays through Sundays year-round from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Programs for school groups and other organizations are available by reservation. For more information call (609) 737-9304.

SUMMER PROGRAMS
AT THE VISITOR CENTER MUSEUM

READING OF THE DECLARTION OF INDEPENDENCE & VIDEO, INDEPENDENCE.
Saturday July 4, 2:00 p.m.
A reading of the Declaration of Independence will be followed by a 28-minute video interpreting the unfolding drama of the struggle for Independence
by our Founding fathers including Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Park vehicle entrance fee: $5.00 per car.

HISTORY VIDEO
Saturday July 11, 2:00 p.m.
The Gunsmith of Williamsburg. This 60–minute video demonstrates the skills of an 18th century gunsmith. Park vehicle entrance fee: $5.00 per car.

HISTORY VIDEO
Saturday July 18, 2:00 p.m.
The Silversmith of Williamsburg. This fascinating 60–minute video demonstrates the skills of an 18th century silversmith. Park vehicle entrance fee: $5.00 per car.

HISTORY VIDEO
Saturday July 25, 2:00 p.m.
A Glorious System of Things: A Study of Science in the 18th Century. This 60–minute video dramatizes how the early American colonists learned of important scientific discoveries. Park vehicle entrance fee: $5.00 per car.

MUSKET FIRING DEMONSTRATION.
Saturday August 1, 2:00 p.m.
Join a Park Historian for an interpretive talk about some of the weapons used during the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton. Included will be a musket firing demonstration. Park vehicle entrance fee: $5.00 per car.

MUSKET FIRING DEMONSTRATION.
Saturday September 5, 2:00 p.m.
Join a Park Historian for an interpretive talk about some of the weapons used during the American Revolution and their use during the Battle of Trenton. Included will be a musket firing demonstration. Park vehicle entrance fee: $5.00 per car.

NEW JERSEY FRONTIER GUARD ENCAMPMENT
Saturday September 19 & Sunday September 20, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visitors can enjoy an 18th century encampment by New Jersey’s colonial militia, which defended the western settlements of Sussex
County prior to the American Revolution. The arts and crafts of frontier life and defense can be observed throughout the day.

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