Delaware River Crossing Reenactments on December 10 and 25

George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas Day crossing of the Delaware River is considered a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Witness this historic event for yourself at one of two reenactments in December.

During this annual reenactment, General Washington himself delivers an inspiring speech before leading several hundred reenactors across the river in replica Durham boats.

First Crossing: Sunday, December 10, 2017

TIME: 10 AM to 4 PM (actual crossing at 1 PM)
COST: $8 for adults, $4 for children age five to 11, and free for those under five (proceeds support future park programs)
DETAILS: During the first crossing, troops row across the river in uniform just as they do on Christmas Day. In addition, special colonial-era activities and demonstrations throughout the historic village provide a full day of fun and learning.

Christmas Day Crossing: December 25, 2017

TIME: Noon to 3 PM (actual crossing at 1 PM)
COST: Free
DETAILS: This event draws thousands of fellow citizens each year. We suggest arriving before 1 PM to ensure a good place along the viewing line.

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