• photograph of a small two story stone farmhouse
    Historic Buildings

    Some historic buildings date back to the time of the encampment of the Continental Army, while others are circa the 18th & 19th centuries.

  • A bronze statue of a man wearing a military uniform on a stone pedestal
    Statues and Monuments

    Valley Forge is home to numerous monuments, markers, and statues that reflect its multifaceted history and contribute to its significance.

  • grass covered mound with pointed logs facing outwards and an entrance path
    Earthworks and Forts

    Soldiers in the Continental Army constructed earthworks and forts in order to fortify the defenses of the encampment.


Stops on the Encampment Tour Route

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    Photo of Washington's Headquarters
    Washington's Headquarters

    The headquarters for General Washington during the Valley Forge winter encampment.

    Two log huts with snow cover on  ground and hut roofs
    Muhlenberg Brigade Huts

    Reconstructed huts built to General Washington's specifications. Also, this is the main site for Valley Forge's Living History program.

    White Queen Ann style mansion with green shutters
    PC Knox Estate

    A brief history of the PC Knox Estate of Valley Forge.

    A stone building surrounded by trees where James Varnum stayed.
    Varnum's Headquarters

    A farm house owned by the Stephens Family where General James Varnum stayed till Mid-April.

    Last updated: June 27, 2023

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