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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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Event Details

  • 12/19/2014

    The March to Valley Forge by William T. Trego
    Location: Visitor Center/Muhlenberg Brigade | Map Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Phone Number: 610-783-1099

On December 19, 1777 General George Washington's Continental Army "marched in" to Valley Forge to set up winter quarters. This annual event commemorates their arrival and determination to persevere against insurmountable hardship and difficult conditions during their 6-month encampment. Join us this December 19th and experience an evening in Valley Forge. Take a candle-lit guided walk to the Muhlenberg Brigade huts where you'll encounter a living continental camp. Warm up in the Visitor Center with 18th century music, refreshments, and more!  

This event is weather dependent.

The March to Valley Forge
by William T. Trego, 1883
Exhibit is on display in the Visitor Center
Courtesy of the American Revolution Center