Washington Crossing Travel Guide

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Washington Crossing Things to Do

  • Washington Crossing Historic Park

    Before we went up and climbed the Bowman Hill Tower, we visited the Historic Park. We saw the Old Ferry Inn, and we went into the visitor's center and saw the replica of Emanuel Leutze’s famous painting of George Washington crossing the Delaware River. I also took some photos of the houses in the village

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  • Bowman's Hill Tower

    One of the places we visited in 1969 when we lived near Philadelphia was Washington Crossing and of course we had to climb the 125 foot tower that was on top of Bowman’s Hill. On a clear day, you can see 14 miles. This wasn't a tower that was here when Washington made his crossing - it was built in 1929-31 to commemorate what may have been a...

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  • Washington Crossing Historic Park

    Before we went up and climbed the Bowman Hill Tower, we visited the Historic Park. We saw the Old Ferry Inn, and we went into the visitor's center and saw the replica of Emanuel Leutze’s famous painting of George Washington crossing the Delaware River. I also took some photos of the houses in the village

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  • View the River

    One of the places we visited in 1969 when we lived near Philadelphia was Washington Crossing and of course we had to climb the 125 foot tower that was on top of Bowman’s Hill. On a clear day, you can see 14 miles. This wasn't a tower that was here when Washington made his crossing - it was built in 1929-31 to commemorate what may have been a...

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  • Washington Crossing Village

    The best place to experience the history of Washington's Crossing is the village on the Pennsylvania side of the river. The village features many structures built in the late 18th century and early 19th century. During summer weekends, there are reinactments with British and American troops.

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  • Bowman's Hill Tower is located...

    Bowman's Hill Tower is located 5 miles to the north of Washington's Crossing village on the Pennsylvania side. It is a 110 foot brick tower built in 1930 to commerorate the best lookout point used during the Revolution. It offers a great panaramic view of the surrounding area.

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Washington Crossing Transportation

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    Located about 5 miles from...

    by Easty Updated Jul 20, 2003

    Located about 5 miles from I-95. Off NJ State Route 29 or PA State Route 532. In my opinion, Route 29 is the best way.

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  • On both sides of the river,...

    On both sides of the river, there are many historic structures. The main village is on the Pennsylvania side. Old Revolutionary Era houses can be toured in the National Historic Area, which is located on the PA side as well. It is worth the visit for any historic buff.

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  • bebop88's General Tip

    Here is a scene from the re-enactment of the Delaware Crossing. Continental Troops fire several rounds from a Revolutionary Era Cannon.

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