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Contact: Kekoa Rosehill, 610-783-1013
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA –Due to anticipated cold weather and high winds on Sunday, February 14, 2016 the Second Pennsylvania Regiment living history portion of George Washington's Birthday Celebration at Valley Forge National Historical Park will be moved to March 5, 2016. This will not impact the events on Monday February 15, which will still take place on that date.
March 5, 2016 - The Second Pennsylvania Regiment, a local living history reenactment unit, will gather at the Muhlenberg Brigade Huts from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Bringing over two dozen infantry and artillery, soldiers as well as camp followers, the group will provide visitors with a dynamic interpretation of camp life including musket and cannon demonstrations at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. For visitors present at 10:30 am, there will be a review of the troops with the fife and drums, then stay for the full program at 11:00 am.
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About Valley Forge National Historical Park. Valley Forge commemorates the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of George Washington's Continental Army, and their sacrifices and perseverance during extraordinary times. For more information about the park, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/vafo or call 610-783-1099.