December 22, 1777

Having learned the awful truth concerning the extent of the army supply crisis, General Washington informs Congress that the army faces outright dissolution.

Upstairs, out the back door, and to the left is the Park Theater. Watch the 20-minute park film to learn more about the conditions at Valley Forge.

Use the image-links below to learn more, or to navigate the timeline.
Continental Soldiers march through the darkness.

December 19, 1777

The Continental Army arrives at Valley forge.

The outside of a white stone and wood building.

Park Theater

Learn about the encampment from a 20-minute film.

Log huts sit in the snow under a clear blue sky.

January, 1778

Huts are built, and the army digs in for the winter.

Last updated: April 14, 2016

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