Statue -- Baron von Steuben Stonework Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben Bronze Bas-relief "General von Steuben Drilling Washington's Army at Valley Forge" Stonework Erected by the National German American Alliance 1915 DESCRIPTION: Bronze statue, signed J. Otto Schweizer S C, with Granite base and bronze bas-relief. DONOR & DATE: National German American Alliance, October 9, 1915. HISTORICAL DATA: The statue of von Steuben is one of only two statues in the park of the generals who served at Valley Forge. General von Steuben's statue overlooks the Grand Parade Ground where he trained the soldiers of the Continental Army in the finer points of marching and maneuvering.
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