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History and Culture Audio Files
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Did You Know?
Varnum's brigade contained the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, a unit largely made up of African American and Native American soldiers. The unit symbolizes the diversity of the army - a diversity not seen again for many years.