Valley Forge National Historical Park

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Top Family Hikes In Philadelphia

Here are the top family hikes in and around Philly that will take you out of the concrete jungle to a world of natural beauty.

03/20/2015

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Top National Parks Near Philadelphia

Philadelphia is rich in U.S. history and culture, qualities which are reflected in many of the nearby national parks. Here are a few that top the list for Philly residents and visitors alike.

03/14/2015

Adventure Aquarium Comes To Franklin Square Park

Top Spots To Go With Your Family For the Weekend In Philadelphia

Finding a fun spot to take the family on the weekend is a cinch in the City of Brotherly Love.

10/25/2014

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Top Spots For Fall Colors In Philadelphia

The changing leaves greet Philadelphia residents and visitors alike with a kaleidoscope of blazing color, enticing them to visit these popular spots for taking in the colors of fall.

10/04/2014

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Tredyffrin Township Faces Legal Action Over Sewage Spills In Valley Forge Park

Two citizens groups say they’re ready to take Tredyffrin Township to court over a series of raw sewage spills in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

10/02/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In The Fall

Fall is the perfect time to plan a visit to the City of Brotherly Love. From Center City to Valley Forge, visitors to Philadelphia will soak up history as they take in the colors and sights of the season.

09/20/2014

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Police: Norristown Man Electrocuted While Attempting To Steal Copper Wiring

Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

09/13/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Nearby Schuylkill River Trail

Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.

08/28/2014

2014 New York International Auto Show

Top Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In Philadelphia

Explore the City of Brotherly Love and show your pops some love with these top activities in and around the Philadelphia area for Father’s Day.

06/06/2014

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Sewer Main Break Shuts Down Several Roads Through Valley Forge National Historical Park

Chopper 3 over the scene Rt. 252 at Yellow Springs Road through Valley Forge Park and Rt. 23 at Davis Road in Schuylkill Township.

03/18/2014

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Top Spots To Stay Fit During Your Stay In Philadelphia

Try one of these Philly top spots for staying fit next time you visit.

01/10/2014

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After Contentious Shutdown, Valley Forge Park Reopens To Visitors

After a sixteen-day shutdown, the visitors’ center, the theatre, the trails and the buildings are open.

10/17/2013

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Runners Stage Protest Against Closure Of Valley Forge National Park

As frustration with the federal government shutdown grows, a group of runners hit the road Sunday around Valley Forge National Historical Park to protest its closure.

10/13/2013

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Delco Man Ticketed For Running in ‘Closed’ Valley Forge Park

John Bell, an avid marathoner, plans to head to federal court to fight a citation he received for running in Valley Forge National Historical Park during the partial federal government shutdown.

10/08/2013

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Runner Fined $100 At Valley Forge Amid Government Shutdown

A marathoner says he was fined $100 for running in Valley Forge National Historical Park during the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

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