Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment
View the park's 18-minute orientation film, Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment, at the park when you visit or on our YouTube channel. This video describes the events leading up to, during, and after the 1777-1778 winter encampment that took place here at Valley Forge.
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.