Historic Tales

Listen as Once Upon a Nation storytellers share stories of the Valley Forge encampment and how it became a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Benches are located at the Visitor Center, the Washington's Headquarters Train Station Platform, and on the Joseph Plumb Martin Trail near Muhlenberg Brigade / Redoubt #2. During summer months, experience the interactive story of the Secrets and Spies of Washington's Continental Army, located in the Washington's Headquarters area.

In 2019, 8-12 year olds have the opportunity to create and tell their own historical story as part of the Future Storyteller Contest. Learn more about how to participate at historicphiladelphia.org/future.

A young story teller entertains a group of children at an outdoor bench.

Story Benches

Hear the stories behind a revolution as tales of bravery, adventure and heroism entertain and educate.

A young woman in colonial clothing helps visitors unravel clues in a mystery.

Secrets and Spies

Secrets and Spies takes you on a winding trail of intrigue and adventure. Intended for visitors of all ages!

A couple of men in colonial clothing tell stories to a group of children near some log huts.

Historic Philadelphia

Learn more about Historic Philadelphia Inc. Visit their website for all of their offerings in the Philadelphia area.

Last updated: September 20, 2019

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