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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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Valley Forge: Making and Remaking a National Symbol

Making and remaking

Making and Remaking a National Symbol

John H. Ansley

"Making and Remaking a National Symbol"


Did You Know?

fall hut

None of the original soldier huts remain. The huts that you see in the park today are reproductions based on the model that General Washington wanted the soldiers to follow. Despite a lack of tools and the relative haste in which they were built, most served as decent shelters for the troops.