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Washington Crossing Historic Park

1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1202
+1 215-493-4076
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Walk where George Washington walked and history was made

The only thing they could do is have more signs that gives more details of that day. It was FREE... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New York City, New York
Hidden away from the town of Washington Crossing north 6 miles is another part of the park

North of Washington, Crossing PA about 6 miles and about two miles south of New Hope, PA is more of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bucks County , Pennsylvania
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The 500-acre Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) hosts thousands of visitors every year, from local schoolchildren to visitors from around the world, who come to see the point from which a battered and dispirited American army launched a counterattack that reversed its long losing streak, preserving its will to fight and maintaining the revolutionary spirit that would lead to independence for the United States. But Washington Crossing Historic Park represents much more than a single event. Restored Colonial buildings in the park, such as the Thompson-Neely House and McConkey Ferry Inn, give many clues about living conditions during the Revolutionary era. Later, homes and shops reveal how 19th-century rural Pennsylvanians lived and worked. Among them are the home of a prosperous merchant, a village general store, and homes for skilled artisans. The park also contains Bowman's Hill Tower, Revolutionary War soldiers' graves, stone memorials, picnic pavilions and historic collections.
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1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1202
+1 215-493-4076

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The only thing they could do is have more signs that gives more details of that day. It was FREE and I love history so it was worth it TO ME. The visitor center has stuff in it but nothing spectacular. If you want you...More

Thank jakeS55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

North of Washington, Crossing PA about 6 miles and about two miles south of New Hope, PA is more of Washington Crossing park. Across the road is the wildflower preserve at the intersection of River Road and Aquetong Road. Go to the Thompson-Neeley section of...More

Thank Traveler0013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get on the tour it is worth it. Lived here 15 years and visited the park many times, but taking the tour gave us the chance to see many things that are closed to outsiders.

Thank sararayaltieri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's little of value honoring the Battle of Trenton, a battle that might have saved the revolution, actually in Trenton. There are some historic buildings, a very nice visitors center, and a well maintained grounds. There's some good signage to explain things. If you want...More

Thank TennisBum P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had to ride around for a few minutes to be sure where we wanted to be and it is right on the road. It needs better markings. It ,to me, is a top historic spot and seems to be a work in progress. I...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place along the Delaware River lots to see! Very historical beautiful landscapes. Lots of buildings from the past and history of how things were done back then.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Very interesting parks on both side of the Delaware. The Pennsylvania side is nicely manicured. The NJ side is bit shaggy. But the NJ visitors center is really nice. Very "home grown" but tons of interesting artifacts and exhibits. There's also a movie that you...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting along the Delaware river. Washington's Crossing tour guides in period clothing. Learn and enjoy this location along the Delaware river. Family fun! Historic recreation of Washington's crossing.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Stopped for a short visit. Lots of school kids visiting . There were lots of guides in period dress explaining various activities and buildings. Not sure if guides are there all the time or only for special events or groups. Lots of trees and good...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We decided to take the tour which started with a short film about the history of Washington's actual crossing and ended with a tour of some of the buildings that are otherwise locked. We had a charming tour guide (there was just 3 of us)...More

Thank Esqbaby
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Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
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Response from Emily W | Property representative |
Great question! First, the bridge is not closed for the December 11 crossing, just on Christmas Day. To be completely honest, we're not sure how well you can hear it. We place speakers on the PA side of the river only, so it... More
3 May 2016|
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Response from 773cassie | Reviewed this property |
I believe the tour is for the PA side of Washington Crossing Park. You would only need 45 minutes for that. There is some things on the other side of the river, which consists of the park, the visitor center and the... More
22 December 2015|
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Response from M-F_Trackers | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Washington Crossing historic park web site and click on events it will provide you with all the info you need. Crossing is at 1pm