• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

History and Culture Audio Files

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Henry Knox and Knox's Quarters

Listen to Park Ranger Bill Lange discuss Henry Knox and Artillery. Hear how General Knox learned about artillery and gained the support of General Washington and Congress. Download this file and listen at Knox's Quarters near the Covered Bridge.
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Commander-in-Chief's Guard

Learn of the important role the Commander-in-Chief's Guard played in the training of the soldiers at Valley Forge. Download this file and listen as you visit the guard huts near General Washington's Headquarters (Tour Stop #5) at Valley Forge.
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Hannah Till

Did you ever wonder what it was like to travel with George Washington during the war? Listen to Hannah, an enslaved African American who cooked for General Washington, describe the life you would be expected to live as a member of the general's household at Valley Forge. Bring this podcast with you and listen as you visit the kitchen at General Washington's Headquarters at tour stop #5.
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Oneida Indian Nation

Listen to a member of the Oneida Indian Nation discuss the role of Native Americans in the Revolutionary War. Bring this podcast with you and listen as you visit the Muhlenberg Brigade at tour stop #2.
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Muhlenberg Brigade Cabins

Listen to a park ranger explain the cabins at Muhlenberg's Brigade. Bring this podcast with you and listen as you visit tour stop #2.
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General Washington's Headquarters

Author Thomas Fleming discusses how General George Washington reacted those who criticized his leadership while the army was at Valley Forge. Bring this podcast with you and listen as you visit General Washington's Headquarters at tour stop #5.
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Daniel Morgan and the Riflemen

Daniel Morgan and his riflemen played an important role throughout the Revolutionary War. Download this file to hear about the exploits of the Morgan and his riflemen. Bring this podcast with you and listen as you visit the General Anthony Wayne Statue at tour stop #4.
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Did You Know?

Maxwell's Library 2nd floor pictured are books and research material in the collection

Access to many National Park Library catalogs is available on-line. Valley Forge NHP is currently in the process of creating an electronic catalog. We will use this site to keep you up-to-date on our progress. Until then you might wish to access other national park libraries currently on-line. More...