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Detail of Washington Crossing the Delaware Oil on Canvas by Emanuel Leutze, 1851.

Detail of Washington Crossing the Delaware, oil on canvas by Emanuel Leutze, 1851.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
www.metmuseum.org

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays in December
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the U.S., Chestnut Street, between 4th and 5th Streets
Cost: FREE

Join a park ranger for this dynamic slide program and revisit the events surrounding the famous Christmas night journey as Washington and his troops crossed the icy Delaware River to confront the British forces camped in New Jersey (30 minutes).

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