Determined to Persevere

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The park commemorates the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation and honors the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times.

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Features

American flag in front of 18th century cannons

Memorial Day Observance May 25

Join the park and its partners for a new audio tour, and a concert from the 58-bell Washington Memorial National Carillon.

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Continue the Conversation

Join Valley Forge and the NPS on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, & YouTube! Share your photos and stories; receive news and updates from the parks!

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Two enthusiastic volunteers check a crayfish for markings.

Join the Crayfish Corps

It's spring time again, and that means the crayfish are coming out. Help protect Valley Creek by joining the Crayfish Corps!

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