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Valley Forge National Historical Park

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Valley Forge National Historical Park

report (to accompany S. 2401)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park (Pa.) -- Boundaries,
  • Brandywine Battlefield Park (Pa.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 105-385
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14490848M
    OCLC/WorldCa40241907

    Overview. With more than 3, acres of rolling hills and well-worn trails, Valley Forge is now a magnet for runners, bicyclists and picnickers as well as history buffs. The vast expanse of open space links the Schuylkill River Trail to the Horse Shoe Trail, turning the park into a major hub in a mile system linking Philadelphia to the Appalachian Trail. Get this from a library! Washington's headquarters, Valley Forge National Historical Park. [Katherine Menz; Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.)].

    At Valley Forge National Historical Park, see the place where George Washington's army set up a military camp to fight the Revolutionary War in the winter of Walk around or hop on a trolley around the grounds, where you'll see reconstructed log cabins and outdoor baking ovens, as well as many Location: N Outer Line Dr, King of Prussia, PA , USA.   We travel for pleasure and entertainment, sure. But we also travel to learn. I grew up in a rural area of the West Coast and didn’t travel much as a kid. I learned about history from school textbooks. It was a good foundation, but there is nothing, short of being there for the event itself, like seeing a historical site in person. Last month we visited Valley Forge National Historic Park in.

    Valley Forge National Historical Park is the site of the third winter encampment of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, taking place from Decem to J The National Historical Park preserves the site and interprets the history of the Valley Forge on: Montgomery County and Chester County, .   Valley Forge National Historical Park: Forging ahead - See 1, traveler reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Valley Forge, PA, at Tripadvisor.4/5(K).


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Valley Forge National Historical Park by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Valley Forge was the site of the winter encampment of the Continental Army. The 3,acres of monuments, meadows, and woodlands commemorate the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation. The park honors and celebrates the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times.

Read More. This book is about Valley Forge in its role as a historic site of national importance: a place where people go to learn about or pay tribute to one incident in American history. This book examines the words, the structures, and the objects that have been used to tell the Valley Forge story.

Valley Forge National Historical Park is honored to be the repository of the Headquarters’ Orderly Book for the time period January 1 to April 15 of Documents such as this provide greater insight and understanding of how the Continental Army operated and how the soldiers lived and behaved, and must be preserved for future on: North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia,PA.

Author Stacey A. Swigart has crafted a behind-the-scenes look at the founding and development of a national treasure: Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Swigart is the collections director for the National Center for the American Revolution and Valley Forge Historical Society.

She has spent more than ten years working at the society and has /5(4). Washington's Headquarters at Valley Forge, c. Valley Forge Centennial illustration from Harper's Weekly 3.

Old mill and tenant houses in Valley Forge 4. Plan of Valley Forge Park, c. Valley Forge's first monument 6. Washington's Headquarters, c.

The second historic structure acquired by the park 8. Map of Valley Forge Park, 9. Dedication ceremony for monument, Jacqueline Thibaut, In the True Rustic Order: Historic Resource Study and Historical Base Maps of the Valley Forge Encampment, —, vol.

3 of Valley Forge Report, ed. Wayne K. Bodle and Jacqueline Thibaut (Valley Forge, Pa.: Valley Forge National Historical Park, —82), p. Quickly becoming known as the Blue Book, it went on to have some seventy editions and remained an indispensable manual for American soldiers until the War of Valley Forge National Historical Park is fortunate to have this rare first edition, once owned by Captain John Alexander of the 7th Pennsylvania Regiment, as part of the John F.

Reed Collection. The Encampment Store is a non-profit cooperating association with the National Park Service whose mission is to support the interpretive, educational, scientific and historical activities of Valley Forge National Historical Park. We are located on the main floor of the Visitor Center and open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM (Summer Hours 9 AM to 6 PM) and closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and.

On Decem the National Park Service will open a 5, square-foot Visitor Center within Valley Forge National Historical Park. The opening of this new, temporary facility will enable construction to begin on a $12 million dollar renovation to the current Visitor Center (built ).

Valley Forge National Historical Park, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. 59K likes. Valley Forge National Historical Park is the location of the winter encampment of the Continental Army under /5(K).

the places and things that the National Park Service protects. There were two iron forges situated on Valley Creek between Mount Joy and Mount Misery. The waterwheels inside each forge were powered by the water from Valley. Creek.

The iron was used to make many things ranging from tools and nails to cookware and door hinges. Valley Creek + Iron Forge. Valley Forge National Historical Park is open: Sun - Sat AM - PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund/5(K).

Tour is highlighted by voice characterizations and traditional music of the 18th century. Packaging includes a detailed timeline of the War for Independence from - and an official map of Valley Forge National Historical Park. This collectible CD is highlighted by artist Michael Ticcino's beautiful photographs of Valley : National Park Service.

Valley Forge National Historical Park was created to preserve our nation's history and tell the story of the Continental Army during the winter of Through the years, the park has grown to be much more than historic site. On Decem the National Park Service opened a new 5, square-foot Visitor Center within Valley Forge.

HISTORY Valley Forge National Historical Park. On DecemGeorge Washington led a weary Continental Army into Valley Forge. For the next six months, the hills along the banks of the Schuylkill River would serve as the Army's home. The men built hundreds of small log huts, each one serving as quarters for a dozen soldiers.

Valley Forge National Historical Park is nationally significant as the site of the 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.

Valley Forge National Historical Park is currently closed. This closure includes all park roads, parking lots, trails and open spaces.

We have made this difficult decision in order to better protect visitors, park employees and the resources that make this place special. This is a serious crisis and we urge all visitors to understand this/5(K). Valley Forge National Historical Park. Let Valley Forge National Historical Park be the starting point for your Montgomery County adventure.

You can shop at the east coast's largest mall, take a kayak journey, hand-feed a giraffe, or discover even more revolutionary history, all within minutes of the park. Valley Forge National Historical Park. Outer Line Drive King of Prussia, PA Official Website. To get there: It takes about 4½ hours to drive from Downtown Pittsburgh.

Hours: The park grounds are open from 7 a.m. to 30 minutes after sunset every day year-round. The visitor’s center is open 9 a.m p.m. daily except for some holidays. To volunteer visit and search for Valley Forge National Historical Park. Readings The following is a list of suggested books to read to familiarize yourself with the Valley Forge Encampment and the history of the National Park Service.

MARCH IN OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK. On DecemGeneral George Washington led the Continental Army into Valley Forge for what would become a six-month encampment. This "march in" marked what ultimately became the turning point of the Revolutionary War.The Encampment Store is a non-profit (c)3 cooperating association with the National Park Service whose mission is to provide support and assistance to the interpretive, educational, scientific and historical activities of Valley Forge National Historical Park.The Valley Forge National Historical Park Passport Stamp features a full color image of Washington’s Headquarters designed for your Passport Book.

Also includes stamp with interpretive text -perfect for scrap-booking! Both stamps measure ″ x ″, entire package is ″ x ″.