December 25, 2017 all-day

Dec 25, 1776. One of the most famous events of the American Revolution happened on a bleak Christmas night, during driving snow. GeneralGeorge Washington led 2,400 men across the Delaware River at McConkeys Ferry, Bucks County, PA, to conduct a surprise attack on Hessian troops at Trenton, NJ. Local fishermen conducted the troops across the river, finally assembling at 3: 00 AM on the other side. Washington achieved victory at Trenton, a key event that changed the course of the war to the rebelling colonists favor.

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