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Contact: Gregory Purifoy, 610-331-4329
King of Prussia, Pa. – On Saturday, December 17, 2022, Valley Forge National Historical Park will commemorate the 245th anniversary of the arrival of the Continental Army to Valley Forge in 1777 with free family-friendly programming and hands-on activities.
Indoor activities run from 9 AM to 5 PM in the Visitor Center at Valley Forge. Outdoor activities run from 11 AM to 6 PM. A free guided walk led by reenactors from Spencer’s Additional Regiment departs from the visitor center at 10 AM and proceeds to Muhlenberg's Brigade to kick off the outdoor programs.
March-In activities are spread across the park with programming taking place at the visitor center, Muhlenberg's Brigade, and the Washington's Headquarters area.
Daytime outdoor activities are scheduled from 11 AM to 4 PM. When the sun goes down, the lanterns light up and it's time to gather around the campfire for evening programs at Muhlenberg's Brigade, scheduled at 4 PM and 5 PM.
The full schedule of program times, locations, and descriptions is available at go.nps.gov/march-in-2022.
The public is encouraged to learn more about the history of the Continental Army's arrival at Valley Forge at www.nps.gov/articles/000/march-in-to-valley-forge.htm and view the park's event calendar at www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.
Last updated: December 13, 2022