Welcome to Virtual March-In!
We are commemorating the 243rd anniversary of the arrival of the weary Continental Army to Valley Forge with a whole week of featured activities and videos like this one!
Black people joined the fight against the British even before the official formation of the Continental Army, yet Congress did not authorize their recruitment until January 1776.1
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Paulette Jones and Deanna Shelton from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. discuss how their Valley Forge Alumnae Chapter worked to raise funds and erect the Patriots of African Descent Monument at Valley Forge National Historical Park in order to raise awareness of the contributions of Black Patriots during the American Revolution.
Last updated: April 20, 2021