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”

Valley Forge Park Alliance Launches New Campaign

VFPA aims to raise $1 million to rehabilitation the Maurice Stephens House Partner Content Founded in 1976, Valley Forge Park Alliance‘s mission is “to inspire appreciation of and support for Valley Forge National Historical Park.” Unlike the majestic park, The Alliance’s current home is a failing structure far from visitor trails and historic sites. CrampedContinue reading “Valley Forge Park Alliance Launches New Campaign”