Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Valley Forge National Historical Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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Over seventy volunteers, partners, and park staff came together to plan and execute the July 4th Community Picnic in the Park, which saw over 1,500 visitors. Read more
In honor of Presidents Day Valley Forge NHP partnered with the George Bush Presidential Library to co-host the interactive video conference, “George to George: Presidential Leadership.” Read more
Three interns - all college science majors - completed their summer internships at Valley Forge National Historical Park, enthusiastic about careers with the National Park Service. Read more
ProRanger Tia Salomon completed her summer internship at Valley Forge National Historical Park on August 17th as the 7th ProRanger intern that the park has hosted over the past 4 years. Read more
The entrance to the Valley Forge Visitor Center received a much-needed face-lift, including all new walkways, landscaping, benches, and repairs to the damaged brick wing-walls. The work was funded through a combination of park funds, end-of-year regional funds, donations from park partners The Encampment Store, the Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the proceeds from the Revolutionary Run via the Friends of Valley Forge Park. Read more
Did You Know?
The tradition of citizen stewardship began in the 1870s and continues every day, as park volunteers and partners participate in the ongoing work of preservation and interpretation. Each of them shares the vision of the Park as a meaningful place.