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Valley Forge Park

(Bicycles along the Schuylkill River Canal.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

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

(Washington Memorial Chapel.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Fundraising Plan Being Formed For Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge

The chapel sits on Route 23, about a mile west of the park visitors’ center, on 26 acres of private land. It’s not part of the national park, so it doesn’t receive any federal dollars for upkeep and renovation.

08/22/2014

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco Tourism Officials Trying To Drum Up Business In The Area

Tourism officials in Montgomery County are hosting about a dozen meeting planners from across the country hoping to convince them to bring their next convention to the area.

08/08/2014

(File photo.  Credit: Chopper 3)

Environmental Officials Monitoring Huge Sewage Spill in Valley Forge Park

This is the second time in the last few weeks that the 45-year-old main has ruptured, spilling five million gallons of raw sewage into Valley Creek.

03/19/2014

(File photo.  Credit: Chopper 3)

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

(Gerald Christopher, in family photo)

Search Continues For Radnor Man Who Vanished 2 Weeks Ago

Police are hoping that someone may have seen Gerald Christopher, who hasn’t been seen since the early-morning hours of June 1st.

06/14/2011

(Valley Forge Park.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Deer Herd At Valley Forge Thinned, Venison Sent To Pennsylvania Food Banks

Officials at Valley Forge Park say the first year of a four-year plan to thin the deer population was successful — and the park’s actions also benefitted hungry residents throughout Pennsylvania.

03/28/2011

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