George Washington, played by John Godzieba, left, walks onto land on the New Jersey side after a crew of re-enactors crossed the Delaware River on a boat from Pennsylvania during the 61st annual re-enactment of Washington's daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river, the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, in Washington Crossing, N.J. During the crossing 234 years ago, boats ferried 2,400 soldiers, 200 horses and 18 cannons across the river, and the troops marched eight miles downriver before battling Hessian mercenaries in the streets of Trenton.
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George Washington, played by John Godzieba, left, walks onto land on the New Jersey side after a crew of re-enactors crossed the Delaware River on a boat from Pennsylvania during the 61st annual re-enactment of Washington's daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river, the trek that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, in Washington Crossing, N.J. During the crossing 234 years ago, boats ferried 2,400 soldiers, 200 horses and 18 cannons across the river, and the troops marched eight miles downriver before battling Hessian mercenaries in the streets of Trenton.

Crowds relive Washington’s 1776 river crossing

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WASHINGTON CROSSING, N.J. — George Washington has made his annual Christmas Day ride across the Delaware River.

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