|George Washington awaits.|
|George and me.|
Valley Forge was set on high ground in the rolling farm country of southeastern PA. It's a lovely spot. From there, Washington could monitor British movements around Philadelphia, which the British had captured and occupied.
|Beautiful rolling farm country.|
We watched the introductory movie at the visitor center. It was a hot day and we opted for the trolley tour. Highly recommended. It was a wise move to let someone else do the driving and the narrating. Our guide really knew her stuff. Not just about the encampment but all kinds of history leading up to and after the encampment of winter 1777-78.
|Costumed Park Ranger and replica huts.|
Washington's headquarters was a proper house and that still stands today with recreated kitchen, office, and bedrooms.
Absolutely worth your time to visit if you are in the area.
|I'm a sucker for a good, concise, arms & equipment reference book.|
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