Stop #3 on my return trip from DC this past October was in Trenton, New Jersey at the site were General George Washington and his troops crossed the icy waters of the Delaware River to make a surprise Christmas Day attack on Hessian forces in Trenton.


The crossing, of course, was made famous in Emanuel Leutze’s painting:

washington crossing the delaware

I stopped at Washington Crossing State Park on the New Jersey side of the Delaware:


The Delaware today:



My “America: F**k Yeah!” Road Trip: