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Public Invited To Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday

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The public is invited to celebrate George Washington’s big day.

Washington Crossing Historic Park in Upper Makefield will celebrate Washington’s 286th birthday Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The buildings and historic village will be open at the park and various children’s activities will be offered. Kids are encouraged to bring birthday cards for Washington, who is portrayed by Middletown resident and Langhorne Borough police Chief John Godzieba.

Reenactors will will be present and Washington will cut into his birthday cake with his sword.


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Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001