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Washington Crossing the Delaware

Dec 08, 2021 to Dec 08, 2021 6:30 - 7:30pm

Date: Wednesday 12/8
Time: 6:30-7:30p
Age Group: Ages 14+

Program Format: Live via Zoom (In-Person seating is FULL)

Description: On December 25th, 1776, George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River near Trenton, New Jersey for a surprise attack during the Revolutionary War. Join local historian Jim Segrave-Daly for a lively discussion of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. From the reading of Thomas Paine’s American Crisis to the troops, the dangers & the Battles of Trenton & Princeton, we’ll uncover why George Washington’s plans saved the American cause in the Revolution.

In-Person seating is FULL. You will receive the Zoom meeting link by email after registering.

Instructor: Jim Segrave-Daly is a Havertown resident with a B.A. in History from Penn State. He is a volunteer history teacher & former VP of the Board at Haverford Township Adult School. He has presented nationwide to dozens of libraries & civic organizations and is the founder of History for Shut-Ins

Registration: Online registration required. Click here to register.

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