A Nation's Signature Event
The event is ingrained in the American memory as a significant turning point of the American Revolution.
Washington Crossing Historic Park is owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, which preserves and interprets the crossing site and tells its story. The two sections of the Park have buildings and landscapes reflecting Revolutionary War activity as well as development associated with the establishment of the Delaware Canal, ca. 1828-1834. These areas are connected by the Delaware
Visiting Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sunday, Noon-5:00 p.m. Closed:certain holidays and Mondays. Hours are subject to change without notice. Admission is charged. Bowman's Hill Tower is open seasonally April through November.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission by the Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve., Inc. The Preserve retains and preserves native plants of Pennsylvania, features trails, and offers nature programs.
Visiting Hours: The Visitor Center is open from 9:99 a.m.-6:00 p.m. seven days a week. The grounds are open from 8:30 a.m. to sundown seven days a week. Closed; certain holidays. Admission is charged (not included in Washington Crossing Historic Park admission).
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • War, US Revolutionary
Location. 40° 17.648′ N, 74° 52.212′ W. Marker is in Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Crossing Memorial Blvd. and River Road on Washington Crossing Memorial Blvd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington Crossing PA 18977, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Crossing and March to Trenton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Growth of a Village (within shouting distance of this marker); The Durham Boat (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Crossing the Delaware (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Crossed the Delaware (about 700 feet away); Washington Crossing (about 700 feet away); Washington's Crossing of Delaware (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Christmas Night Crossing (approx. ¼ mile away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Makefield Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.