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Washington Crossing Historic Park hosts Independence Day events


The Washington Crossing Historic Park, at the intersection of routes 32 and 532, invites the public to multiple events on Independence Day weekend.

The park’s annual Colonial Field Day is at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, July 2, and consists of 18th century games such as cup and ball, Jacob’s Ladder, hoop and stick and more. Email to register.

The fourth annual “Rebels & Redcoats Classic Car Show” will happen from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Sunday, July 3. This show features classic American, French, British and German cars, representing the four major countries involved in the Revolutionary War. The show will be held in the parking lot diagonal to the park’s Visitor Center and across River Road. This event is free for spectators.

The Declaration of Independence will be read at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 4.

Historians will demonstrate crafts and a military encampment will be available for viewing from noon to 4 p.m. Admission to this rain-or-shine event is $8 for 12 and over, $4 for children 5 to 11, and free for under 5, active-duty military and members of the Friends of Washington Crossing Park.

Families with up to two adults and two children living in the same household can purchase a single-family ticket for $20. All proceeds from this event support educational and historical programming in the park.

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Washington Crossing Historic Park, Fourth of July 2022