Annual Commemoration of the March-In of the Continental Army

December 1, 2017

On December 19, 1777, General George Washington’s Continental Army “marched in” to Valley Forge to set up winter quarters. This annual event commemorates their arrival and determination to persevere against nearly insurmountable hardship and difficult conditions during their 6-month encampment.

This December 19th,experience an evening in Valley Forge. Take a candle-lit guided walk to the Muhlenberg Brigade huts where you’ll encounter a living continental camp, warm up in the Visitor Center with 18th century music, refreshments, and more.