Valley Forge National Historical Park is the caretaker of a diverse collection of artifacts and documents related to the 1777-1778 encampment at Valley Forge and to the soldiers and officers who fought for our nation’s independence.
The George C. Neumann Collection
The John F. Reed Collection
Preserving Historic Documents
The Archaeological Collection
Photographic and Postcard Collection
Those interested in conducting research in the park’s collections contact:
Did You Know?
Following the Civil War, a patriotic organization worked to raise funds to purchase the Isaac Potts house as an historic site. By the 1880's, the house was open to the public, followed by the establishment of Valley Forge State Park in 1893.