During the winter of 1777-78, General George Washington built 13 ragtag state militias into a coordinated Continental Army here, ultimately triumphing over Great Britain, the world’s largest military power at the time. Today, this historical park connects millions of visitors each year to our nation’s Revolutionary War history and to a landscape rich with diverse plants and animals.
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Advocacy in Action Don’t Let a Highway Destroy a Piece of History at Valley Forge A proposal to expand the Pennsylvania Turnpike would put irreplaceable historic structures and a Class A Wild Trout Stream at risk of irreparable harm from flooding because it fails to include a proper stormwater management plan.