The encampment at Valley Forge took place from December 19, 1777 through June 19, 1778 and served as winter quarters for General George Washington…[Read More]‘s Continental Army. Having suffered a string of defeats that fall, including losing the capital of Philadelphia to the British, the Americans made camp for the winter outside of the city. While at Valley Forge, the army endured a chronic supply crisis but largely remained as well fed and clothed as it did during the previous campaigning season.
The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (WARO) invites you to apply for the GS-0301-12 Program Manager (Trail Manager). WARO was designated as a National Historic Trail in March 2009 and commemorates more than 680 miles of land and water trails followed by the allied armies under Generals Washington and Count Rochambeau. The route spans nine states: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia. …[Read More]
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What is the Best Audiovisual Material to Teach Students about the American Revolution or Founding Era?
The Journal of the American Revolution put together an excellent list of resources for teaching students about the American Revolution and Founding Era that can be accessed by clicking the link below:
Photos of W3R at Yorktown Days 2018, including wreath ceremony at the Yorktown French Monument. Thank you to all who attended!
Ellen von Karajan, Executive Director of the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association, has been awarded the scholarship to attend the Fall Friends Alliance Meeting in Columbia Falls, Montana at Glacier National Park, October 7-12, 2018.
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History may be right in your backyard as we visit nearly 100 forgotten NJ places of America’s most important war.
From Bob Mayers’ publisher, American History Press:
“We’re proud to note that today the New Jersey Star Ledger newspaper published a very positive review of AHP author Bob Mayers’ new book, Revolutionary New Jersey: Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the American Revolution.” The review can be read by clicking here: http://starledger.nj.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=03e45fcdd