The Friends of Valley Forge Park is a group dedicated to the preservation of the American spirit demonstrated during the winter encampment, to the conservation of the landscape that contained the 1777-1778 encampment of the American Revolution, and to the promotion of today’s Valley Forge National Historical Park.
|Saturday, August 30 10 am – 3 pm||Muhlenberg Brigade|
Join us at Muhlenberg Brigade to experience camp life through interactive activities and special demonstration such as cooking and bread baking. Living History Volunteers give Park visitors an up-close and personal understanding about the experiences and hardships of the encampment.
Note: This is the final event of the season.
Join us in HISTORY! Volunteers are currently being recruited to assist at Muhlenberg Days and other year-round opportunities. Training will be providing including the ability to “shadow” other Living History volunteers so that you can learn techniques and history. If interested, please call 610-783-1777 or email us.
Membership on the Move: Here, There, and Everywhere!
|Saturday, September 6 1 pm – 4 pm||Upper Merion Farmers Market|
Join us at several offsite locations and become an ambassador for the Park by promoting upcoming park activities and Friends events. Offsite locations include Upper Merion Farmers Market. No experience necessary except a friendly smile. If you are interesting in volunteering, please call 610-783-1777 or email us.
Additional Date: October 18
|Tuesdays: September 16 & 23 8 am meet at Artillery Park parking lot||1.5 mile walk, ~2 hrs|
Join Mary Ellen and Tom Heisey, avid local birders and members of the Friends, on Tuesday, September 16 and Tuesday, Sepember 23 for a fascinating and fun bird walk intended for birders of all levels, even if you have never been on a bird walk. Walk is mostly paved trail but includes sections of gravel and grass. Good walking shoes recommended plus binocular and hat. Bug spray and sun protection optional. Walks will be canceled during electrical storms.