Nothing inspires American patriotism like a visit to Valley Forge when you’re visiting Pennsylvania. Every year, 1.2 million visitors tour this essential historical site, where American history was made. Stand where 12,000 troops camped in 1777, commemorated in 1893 as a state park, and expanded to include the historic houses where the Marquis de Lafayette and key figures quartered during this stage of the war. Tour General Washington’s headquarters, the PC Knox Estate, and the Washington Memorial Chapel. This historic site is a must-see when you’re staying at Holiday Inn Lansdale. Our hotel near Valley Forge National Historical Park is just off the PA Turnpike, offering you easy access to Montgomery County. Spend an afternoon celebrating American heritage!
Begin at the visitor center for a great introduction to the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge during the American Revolutionary War. The short film “Valley Forge: A Winter Encampment” showcases how the Continental Army’s role in the war was nationally significant. Learn about old artifacts from guides in full wartime attire and explore the different exhibits in the museum. This interactive museum will bring history alive for little ones, and contains in depth information and beautiful views that will keep visitors of all ages entertained and informed.