• Schuylkill River

    Schuylkill River Valley

    National Heritage Area Pennsylvania

Things To Do

The yearly Schuylkill River Sojourn, a 7 day canoe or kayak trip down the river occurs the first week of June. Visit the Heritage Area’s official webpage for information about the Schuylkill River Sojourn and a schedule of events held by the many partners and sites in the Heritage Area.

Did You Know?

Photo courtesy VFNHP

The village of Valley Forge was settled by the workers at an iron forge begun in 1742. The forge and part of village were burned by the British army in 1777. Washington's quarters during the winter of 1777-78 were in the Isaac Potts house, a part of the original village.