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Washington Crossing Historic Park

. Description:  Location of Washington's famous Christmas 1776 crossing of the Delaware River to surprise the Hessian garrison at Trenton.  Today there is a Visitor Center, McKonkey's Ferry Inn, the Thompson-Neely House, and a building housing reconstructed Durham boats of the kind used in the famous crossing.  Also on site are several buildings dating from the 1830s, including a gristmill.
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How to find: 
1112 River Rd
MAIL:  PO Box 103
Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Parent Organization
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Phone 215 493-4076
fax 215 493-4820
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 Year Round, Daily last tour leaves at 4 12 - 5   9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Season Closed most holidays, open Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, and Christmas Day
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As of MAR 2008  6-17 $2    $5  $4  $4
Special Fees: AAA $4, $1 discount with valid adult ticket from another PHMC site
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What kind of visit you can have:  Start in the Visitor Center, where current tours and events are posted.  Most of the buildings are in the McKonkey's Ferry section.  Picnic facilities and a nature preserve are in the Thompson's Mill section, 3 miles away.  Most buildings are furnished and used for living history demonstrations during special events.  A special building houses replicas of the Durham boats used to cross the Delaware (the kind Washington stands up in, in the famous picture)
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Buildings: McKonkey's Ferry Inn, Hibbs House, Blacksmith house & shop, Durham boat house, Taylorsville Store, Taylor House, Thompson-Neely House, Thompson Neely grist mill.
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