National Memorial Arch, Valley Forge

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The United States National Memorial Arch, located in Valley Forge National Historical Park, Pennsylvania, is a monument built to celebrate the arrival of General George Washington and the Continental Army at Valley Forge. Valley Forge was the military camp 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia where the American Continental Army spent the winter of 1777–78 during the American Revolutionary War. Starvation, disease, malnutrition, and exposure killed more than 2,500 American soldiers by the end of February 1778.


The arch is physically in Upper Merion Township in Montgomery County.
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  • We used this as a backdrop for many of the weddings we did when we were in the photography business. It was always a favorite for newlyweds.  more »
  • This arch looks a lot like Arc de Triomphe in Paris except that you can't climb up this one. It is quite impressive and a great place to take photos while in Valley Forge. We went there in mid-Sept...  more »
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  • Beautiful memorial. Love coming back to see this frequently. Gorgeous evening to reflect on the birth of our country.
  • Enjoyed the entire valley forge experience. The national arch was impressive.

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