Join historians and your steam boat Captain for a two hour history tour of the Delaware River exploring the history of Lambertville and the D&R canal system on Saturday June 25 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Sponsored by the Hunterdon County Historical Society and Steamboat SPLASH guests will board in Lambertville and learn about the river’s role in the settlement of the area and the Revolutionary war-including the famous 1776 crossing by George Washington that marks its 240th anniversary this year.
Registration is open until June 9 and is $25 for members of the Hunterdon County Historical Society; $30 non-members. The tour is recommended for guests 12 and older and beverages are included. Guests may bring their own lunch for the boat trip or dine in the area afterwards.
Registration is open on-line at www.hunterdonhistory.org and by mail until June 9. Confirmation and instructions will be confirmed when payment is received. Rain date is July 9. For more information call the Society @ 908-782-1091 and visit www.steamboatclassroom.org to learn more about the steamboat and its educational programs.
PHOTO: Steamboat SPLASH on the Delaware River in Lambertville