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Crowds relive Washington’s 1776 river crossing

Today Dec. 25 2013 WASHINGTON CROSSING, N.J.  — George Washington has made his annual Christmas Day ride across the Delaware River. Washington’s daring Christmas 1776 crossing of the river turned the tide of the Revolutionary War. The 61st reenactment of it was staged Wednesday. Hundreds of people gather each year to hear Washington’s stand-in deliver