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.Read More
Annual March In Commemoration
Experience an evening in Valley Forge on December 19 and commemorate the continental army's determination to persevere during their encampment.Read More
Friends Speaker Series
Presentations from a variety of guest speakers are held at the Washington Memorial Chapel the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.Read More
Bring your class to Valley Forge learn about the life of the soldier during the Revolutionary War.Read More
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!Read More
Bring Valley Forge to Your Classroom
Introduce your students to the wonders of their neighborhood national park and entice them to visit Valley Forge with their families in your classroomRead More
Mark your calendar! The park has many special events throughout the year, from National Junior Ranger Day to the winter March-in Commemoration.Read More
Did You Know?
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.