Valley Forge National Historical Park

1400 N Outer Line Dr
King of Prussia PA  19406

Phone: (610) 783-1000

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park is nationally significant as the location of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army under General George Washington. Few places evoke the spirit of patriotism and independence, represent individual and collective sacrifice, or demonstrate the resolve, tenacity and determination of the people of the United States to be free as does Valley Forge. The historic landscapes, structures, objects, and archeological and natural resources at Valley Forge are tangible links to one of the most defining events in our nation’s history Here the Continental Army under Washington's leadership emerged as a cohesive and disciplined fighting force. The Valley Forge experience is fundamental to both American history and American myth, and remains a source of inspiration for Americans and the world.

Valley Forge National Historical Park is nationally significant as the location of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army under General George Washington.

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The purpose of Valley Forge National Historical Park is to educate and inform present and future generations about the sacrifices and achievements of General George Washington and the Continental Army at Valley Forge, and the people, events, and legacy of

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Founded: July 4, 1976
Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Government Organization, Historical Place, National Park, Outdoor Recreation, Park

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

13th Annual Valley Forge Revolutionary 5 Mile Run

13th Annual Valley Forge Revolutionary 5 Mile Run
08:30 am - 04/22/2018

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

The Valley Forge Revolutionary 5 Mile Run® includes a challenging 5 mile USATF certified course through scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park ,the only organized...

National Mustang Day Cruise

National Mustang Day Cruise
10:00 am - 04/14/2018

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Meet at Valley Forge Park Vistor parking lot around 10 am and start the cruise around 10:30. Our destination this year is The Shady Maple for lunch. Bring your...

Col. Ogden's 1st New Jersey Regiment at Valley Forge

Col. Ogden's 1st New Jersey Regiment at Valley Forge
10:00 am - 03/03/2018

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Would you like to see what one day looked like during the Valley Forge Encampment? Come out to watch the men and women of Col. Ogden’s 1st New Jersey Regiment...

Washington's Birthday Party

Washington's Birthday Party
10:00 am - 02/19/2018

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Celebrate General George Washington's Birthday With Us! Did you know that the first public celebration of Washington's birthday was at Valley Forge in 1778? Join...

Join the Continental Army!

Join the Continental Army!
11:00 am - 02/03/2018

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Children are invited to Join the Continental Army and experience a day in the life of the continental soldier. Recruits will be mustered, or registered, by receiving...

VFMC's 4th Annual New Years Day Cruise

VFMC's 4th Annual New Years Day Cruise
10:00 am - 01/01/2018

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge Mustang Club is, once again, hosting a New Years Day cruise. No, not the kind you park and sit at, one you actually cruise in your Mustang. :) Our...

Prelude to Valley Forge

Prelude to Valley Forge
10:00 am - 12/16/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Would you like to see what a typical day looked like during the Valley Forge Encampment? Come out to watch the men and women of Col. Ogden’s 1st New Jersey Regiment...

"Turkey Trot" Hike at Valley Forge Park

"Turkey Trot" Hike at Valley Forge Park
10:00 am - 12/03/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Join your friends from Canine Creature Comforts on December 3rd for our annual "Turkey Trot" at beautiful Valley Forge National Park! Bring your canine and human...

Valley Forge Veterans Day

Valley Forge Veterans Day
09:00 am - 11/11/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park will commemorate the Continental Army's legacy, and honor all of America's military, past and present, with special events...

Saturday Evening Campfire Programs

Saturday Evening Campfire Programs
07:00 pm - 09/23/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Join a National Park Ranger for an interactive evening by the campfire as we discuss unique stories of Valley Forge and your National Parks. Bring a blanket, flashlight,...

LWC Breastfeeding Photo shoot - by Blissful Photographs

LWC Breastfeeding Photo shoot - by Blissful Photographs
05:00 pm - 09/23/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Hey, remember that time we held a breastfeeding photo shoot for our clients and their nurslings (2015)? Well, we're doing it again! Thanks to Blissful Photographs,...

Walking with Washington

Walking with Washington
05:30 pm - 08/24/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Join the Valley Forge Park Alliance, the Schuylkill Township Historical Commission, and Valley Forge National Historical Park for an evening with General Washington....

Public Star Party

Public Star Party
08:00 pm - 07/29/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Park After Dark Join the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers for an evening under the stars and see the universe as few on earth have ever seen it! Look for celestial...

Col. Ogden's 1st NJ Regiment at Valley Forge

Col. Ogden's 1st NJ Regiment at Valley Forge
10:00 am - 07/29/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Get a glimpse of the past and learn more about life at the Valley Forge encampment with interactive activities and demonstrations from Colonel Ogden's First New=Jersey...

Lunch & Learn Speaker Series

Lunch & Learn Speaker Series
12:00 pm - 07/26/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Last Lunch and Learn of the Summer! Brought to you by the Valley Forge Park Alliance, the Lunch and Learn Summer Speaker Series hightlights some of the park's most...

Guided Bird Walk

Guided Bird Walk
07:30 am - 07/25/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Join avid local birders for a morning bird walk at Valley Forge National Historical Park! See and hear different bird species, like sparrows, swallows, and meadowlarks,...

Dollar Dog Day

Dollar Dog Day
11:00 am - 07/24/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

The Encampment Store is hosting Dollar Dog Day at Valley Forge National Historical Park! Visit the Canteen in the main visitor lot for $1 hot dogs and $3 sausage...

Lunch and Learn Speaker Series

Lunch and Learn Speaker Series
12:00 pm - 07/19/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

Learn at your lunch hour! Brought to you by the Valley Forge Park Alliance, the Lunch and Learn Summer Speaker Series hightlights some of the park's most interesting...

The Fifes and Drums of York Town at Valley Forge

The Fifes and Drums of York Town at Valley Forge
10:30 am - 07/16/2017

At Valley Forge National Historical Park

The Fifes and Drums of York Town, a volunteer group of musicians ages 10-18, will perform at Valley Forge National Historical Park this Sunday as part of their annual...

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