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American Revolution: Winter at Valley Forge

December 22nd, 2018

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.

Vacancy Announcement: Program Manager (Trail Manager) at WARO

December 20th, 2018

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]

31 Days of Giving is Underway!

December 5th, 2018

Our 31 Days of Giving campaign has begun and we’re hoping we can count on YOU!

We’re working to raise $1,000,000 for America’s national parks by December 31. But to reach this goal and continue our work to protect our national parks in the year ahead, we need your help….[Read More]

That’s what we do here at the National Park Foundation — we protect, preserve, and improve America’s national parks.

Yorktown Days 2018

October 22nd, 2018

Photos of W3R at Yorktown Days 2018, including wreath ceremony at the Yorktown French Monument. Thank you to all who attended!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Here’s to our trails!

August 15th, 2018

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act, 5% of the sales of commemorative products from REI Co-op will be donated to support our National Scenic Trails. #optoutside

 

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Revolutionary New Jersey by Bob Mayers Receives Positive Reviews

August 15th, 2018

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

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