valley forge park: Memories Of Valley Forge Beer - 02/06/19 01:05 PM
Recently I came upon a tray in an antique store advertising Valley Forge Beer and it brought back memories of my father and the local beer distributor he used located a block away from our house in Bridgeport when I was young.  My dad did not drink a lot of alcohol but always had it on hand for when company came to the house or those occasions when he might indulge in a cold brew on a lazy summer day sitting in his rocking lounge chair.
 
I remember going with my dad prior to family gatherings for holidays and such in his station wagon to stock … (11 comments)

valley forge park: Waiting For The Moon - 12/12/18 10:33 AM
We were riding through Valley Forge Park at dusk Thanksgiving on our way home from visiting with an aunt and uncle, and we saw the moon rising over the hills.  We continued to a spot on the far side of the park where the moon was again visible and we waited for the moon to rise above the tree line.  
It was quiet and peaceful waiting for the earth and moon to move so we could get a few photos. I did not have the best camera for nighttime photography, but I am happy with the few shots that turned out.



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valley forge park: A Cold Winter Evening In Valley Forge - 01/13/17 04:19 PM
One can only imagine the brutal winter of 1777-1778 when Washington and his army waited out the winter in Valley Forge. 
 
Valley Forge is roughly a 30 minute drive from Delaware County.
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valley forge park: Pennsylvania Barn - Valley Forge Park - 08/21/11 11:24 AM
Pennsylvania Barn located in Valley Forge Park

There are trails around this barn and around the park that are good for hiking and biking.
General Henry Knox spent a winter on this farm during the winter of 1777.  Earlier in December he aided Washington in organizing the troops in the December 25th crossing of the Delaware River into New Jersey.  
Photo taken at dusk August 2011. Nikon Coolpix 1.22.
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