• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Muhlenberg Brigade

Rain falls onto huts built at the location of Muhlenberg's brigade.

Valley Forge NHP

Tour Stop #2

Living History Programs
Living history interpreters and volunteers staff the Muhlenberg Brigade area on weekends during the spring and fall and daily during the summer. It is the site of a brigade encampment led by General Peter Muhlenberg, the area is the perfect place to learn about the construction of the encampment and the daily routine of the soldiers.

Did You Know?

soldiers marching

Precision marching was the key to victory on the 18th century battlefield. Inspector General Baron von Steuben made marching the central element of his training program at Valley Forge. By May the army was able to stay in formation while advancing and retreating over all types of ground.