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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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Fossils

Fossils from Giant Sloths found at Port Kennedy in Valley Forge NHP

Fossils from Giant Sloths found at Port Kennedy in Valley Forge NHP

(photo credit:  NPS)

Did you know that plant and animal fossils have been found at Valley Forge? It's true and this is one of the most significant deposits in the National Park System.

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Great Egret © Bill Moses

Valley Forge NHP is one of the largest open spaces in southeastern Pennsylvania with 3,500 acres containing habitats for hundreds of plants and animals including 200 species of birds.