The wood of Valley Forge

2020-04-11T00:55:09-04:00March 1st, 2018|History|

In December 1777 the Revolution was not going well for the Americans. They had just surrendered their largest city (Philadelphia) to the British and the army was on the verge of disintegration. On December 19, George Washington lead about 12,000 men into winter quarters on a densely forested plateau near the small village of Valley [...]