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December 16, 2013

Valley Forge Park Celebrates The Anniversary Of The Continental March In With Candlelight Tours, Music And More, Thursday, December 19

Bundle up and visit Valley Forge National Historical Park, the park that General George Washington's Continental Army called home for six months, at anniversary celebrations of the march in on Thursday, December 19. (Photo courtesy Valley Forge National Historical Park)

The historic Valley Forge park celebrates the 236th anniversary of the march in of General George Washington’s Continental Army to Valley Forge with a free tour of the very grounds that the army marched and lived on.

For six months, the Continental Army called Valley Forge Park home, and on Thursday, December 19, the exact anniversary of the march in, head to Valley Forge National Historical Park for a guided tour by candlelight to the Muhlenberg Brigade huts, continental living camps, to learn about the daily routine of the soldiers while they lived in Philadelphia’s countryside.

After the tour, guests are invited to enjoy music and refreshments in the Visitor Center. The festivities run from 6 to 8 p.m.

Admission is completely free to the evening event.

Continental March-In at Valley Forge Park
When: Thursday, December 19, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Valley Forge National Historical Park, 1400 N. Outer Line Drive
Cost: Free
More info: www.nps.gov

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