Retracing a well-worn path across the Delaware River

    This Sunday, of course, marks Christmas. But it also marks the day in 1776 when General George Washington led his men across the icy Delaware River for a surprise attack on Hessian soldiers in Trenton, New Jersey.


    Every year for 59 years, this historic moment has been reenacted for thousands of visitors to Washington’s Crossing Historic Park in Bucks County. Bristol Township Police Lieutenant John Godzieba, who portrays George Washington at the reenactment, said the action is based on letters and diary accounts from people who were there that day.


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