Discover DEP: the Official Podcast of the NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Episode 34-Washington Crossing with Mark Sirak and Clay Craighead

December 9, 2016

Every year, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring Christmas Night river crossing. This event has become a tradition for Washington Crossing State Park, and hundreds of reenactors come together to make this an event that is fun and informative for people of all ages. Mark Sirak and Clay Craighead, Resource Interpretive Specialists at Washington Crossing State Park, joined Bob Bostock to discuss this historic crossing and the reenactment which takes place on Christmas Day at the Park.

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Photo: Mark Sirak (l) and Clay Craighead (r)