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9th Annual Revolutionary 5-Mile Run ®

Sunday, April 27, 2014 7:30 am – noon (race starts at 8:30) Rain or Shine
Revolutionary 5-mile Run
Revolutionary 5-mile Run

Take the challenge of running a 5-mile USATF certified course through the Park or a 3-mile walk to and from the National Memorial Arch. Children (ages 6-14) race 1.776 kilometers during the Young Patriots Fun Run, coordinated by the Young Friends of the Park.

This is the largest one-day fundraising event at the Park, and has so far generated over $187,000 for trail restoration and other park-wide projects.

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Bringing the War of Independence to Life:
19th Century Illustrations of the American Revolution

February 22 – April 28 9 am – 5 pm VFNHP Visitor Center
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Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th Century Illustrations of the American Revolution features 42 Revolutionary War illustrations from 16 artists who illustrated a variety of events, battles and leaders of the American Revolution.

The exhibit will hang in the Valley Forge Visitors Center from February 22 – April 28 and is viewable daily during regular Visitor Center hours. In June it will be moved to Morristown National Historical Park in Morristown, NJ, where it will hang in the Washington Headquarters Museum from June 23 – August 26.

Presented by the Schuylkill River Heritage Area in partnership with Valley Forge National Historical Park, Morristown National Historical Park and New Jersey’s Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area. Read more...

National Public Lands Day

Saturday, September 27 9 am – 1 pm VFNHP Lower Parking Lot
National Public Lands Day

Please bring work gloves and arrive by 8:45 am. Rain or shine.

Lend a “helping hand” for America at the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance our 600 million acres of public lands. Join park staff and your neighbors on this day set aside to care for Valley Forge National Historical Park.


Volunteers are needed to distribute drinks, grill food, and assist with games.

Volunteer Sign-up: Call 610-783-1777 or email.