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Valley Forge

Here are some pictures from a sacred place in American History

A sunset; Actual size=240 pixels wide

This is the house General Washington used while at Valley Forge. It contains many intresting items.

A beach house; Actual size=240 pixels wide

This is the Artillery Park at Valley Forge where a book seller from Philadelphia whipped the raw recruits into a formidable opponent for the English gunners.

A beach house; Actual size=240 pixels wide

Here is a soldiers cabin,built to Washington's specs, 16 feet by 14 feet and at least 6 1/2 feet tall so he could stand up in them as he was 6'3" tall.

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This field in the distance is where General Von Stuben whipped farm boys,merchants and others into force capable of fighting the English army.

A sunset; Actual size=240 pixels wide

Here is the interior of a soldiers cabin. Twelve men slept in eaach of these. Their bunks line the walls.They are BARELY 5 foot long and 2 wide and only 2 feet between them.