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National Park Service News Release

For Immediate Release:
February 06, 2013
Contact(s):   Rhonda Schier, 610-783-1008

Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843

Valley Forge National Historical Park -- This week’s National Park Getaway

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – Winter. Cold. Snow. Suffering. These elements come to mind for many people when they think of Valley Forge. And of course, strength, survival, and spirit. These powerful words are often spoken here and evoke strong emotion.

Come to Valley Forge National Historical Park and you’ll come face to face with the story of General Washington’s winter encampment of 1777-78. Read more

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