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January 29, 2016
A Presidential Birthday Weekend at Valley Forge
For George Washington's 46th birthday, Martha surprised him with a public celebration at his headquarters in Valley Forge, bringing some mid-winter excitement (and cake) to the General and his staff. Following in her footsteps, Valley Forge National Historical Park has planned a weekend of programs and activities to celebrate Washington's 284th birthday this year.

January 27, 2016
Public Input Sought on the Scoping Document for a Nationwide Multi-Unit Wildland Fire Management Plan / Environmental Assessment
King of Prussia, PA - The National Park Service (NPS) is soliciting public input on the proposed development of fire management plans for 28 park units nationwide, including Valley Forge National Historical Park.

January 08, 2016
Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Friends of Valley Forge Park Receive Field Trip Grant from the National Park Foundation
Valley Forge National Historical Park is one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. The Every Kid in a Park grant will help fund educational experiences for school children, and help pay for transportation to the park for schools in need of assistance.

December 04, 2015
Valley Forge National historical Park Prepares for The March-in of The Continental Army
Valley Forge National Historical Park will be hosting the March-in of The Continental Army annual event on December 19, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center complex area inside the park. This event commemorates the December 19, 1777 march in of General George Washington's Continental Army to Valley Forge to set up winter quarters.

November 06, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Celebrates American Military Veterans
Valley Forge National Historical Park invites everyone to commemorate Veterans Day and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

October 31, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Initiates the Sixth Year of White-tailed Deer Management
In November 2015, Valley Forge National Historical Park will begin the sixth year of lethal removal of white-tailed deer as part of the White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (plan). Lethal removal activities will extend through March 2016.

September 28, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Welcomes Cristina Ramirez
Cristina Ramirez, graduate of the University of Virginia, will help prepare Valley Forge National Historical Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site for the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016.

September 01, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
Valley Forge National Historical Park invites all 4th grade students to visit the park as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program.

June 13, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Announces Summer Program Lineup
Valley Forge National Historical park Announces the 2015 Summer Program Lineup.

May 11, 2015
Forest Continues to Recover at Valley Forge National Historical Park
The forest at Valley Forge National Historical Park is continuing to recover from decades of over-browsing by white-tailed deer.

May 07, 2015
Valley Forge National Historical Park Leases the Philander Chase Knox House for Use as an Event Venue
The National Park Service has leased the Philander Chase Knox house and adjacent grounds to Valley Forge Park Events LLC for a ten year period.

April 23, 2015
Tourism to Valley Forge National Historical Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site creates a combined $26.9 Million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that the 1.9 million visitors to Valley Forge National Historical Park and 48,105 visitors to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in 2014 spent $24.2 million and $2.7 million respectively, in communities near the parks.

 

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