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Insider’s Guide to Valley Forge National Park

5 Secret Spots To Hike, Photograph and Explore by Amy Johnson, Valley Forge Park Alliance Board President Valley Forge National Historical Park carries a lot of memories, including those of my family. My husband Kevin and I raised our four children – and countless rescue dogs – in our home on the edge of theContinue reading “Insider’s Guide to Valley Forge National Park”

Bird Watching In Valley Forge Park: 5 Expert Tips

In Color Birding founder Jason Hall’s insider’s guide to bird watching in Valley Forge National Park by Jason Hall, guest contributor Late August and September are great months for bird watching in Valley Forge Park. Here are some tips on making the most of your birding excursion. Want more information before you go? Check outContinue reading “Bird Watching In Valley Forge Park: 5 Expert Tips”

Valley Forge National Park Hosts Naturalization Ceremony

21 new Americans took the US Oath Of Allegiance at Valley Forge Westtown School Tennis Coach Fazal Syed Shared His Immigration Story by Melissa Jacobs Valley Forge has special meaning to many Americans – especially the 21 people who became U.S. citizens on July 5 at Valley Forge National Historic Park. Standing outside Washington’s Headquarters,Continue reading “Valley Forge National Park Hosts Naturalization Ceremony”

Inside The Valley Forge Muster Roll Project

The Valley Forge Muster Roll Project, a database containing over 28,000 names, is dedicated to the memory of those who encamped at Valley Forge from December 1777 until June 1778.  The Continental Army used monthly muster rolls to track the army’s strength. Each roll contains names, ranks, dates of enlistment, and other notes on soldiers’ assignments, activities, or conditions.

Honoring Heroes at Valley Forge National Historic Park

Wreaths Across America and March-In Weekend Marks the Beginning of the Continental Army’s Winter Encampment On. Dec. 19, 1777, General George Washington marched the Continental Army into Valley Forge to begin what would be six long months of a winter encampment. The British had just captured Philadelphia, Washington’s army had suffered numerous defeats and wereContinue reading “Honoring Heroes at Valley Forge National Historic Park”