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Weekend outing

This car tour of the grounds is absolutely beautiful. Get out and walk around the monuments, take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ayla M
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Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
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Historical Arch in a Great Park

No reason not to stop and gaze at this fine historic monument to George Washington. Obviously, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TommyBoy94
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Stately arch built in 1917 to commemorate George Washington's army who fought here from 1777-78.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This car tour of the grounds is absolutely beautiful. Get out and walk around the monuments, take pictures, and read. If you are history buff you have to do this. Beautiful monument and the inscription it’s just captivating

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No reason not to stop and gaze at this fine historic monument to George Washington. Obviously, the real reason to go out there is to visit the wonderful Valley Forge Park and so while the monument is not your over-arching reason to be there, it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling through Valley Forge park, you will view many sites and monuments along the way. Take the time and stop at the Natl. Memorial Arch and read the inscriptions, and view the area. Imagine yourself back in time, and what hardships George Washington and his...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop here on your trip around the park. A very inspiring place to stop. Take time to read and reflect upon the inscription written inside the arch.

Thank Philip W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we visited was Barbara Bush's funeral. The flag was flying at half-mast. Very touching. A very inspiring place to visit!

Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

You can stop here along your route in the car while on the trail of the park service. Grand and glorious it is a great photo opportunity. Numerous parking spots near it.

Thank edpeck
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This was one of the stops on the audio/driving tour of the Park. It was built in celebration of Wash noting and his army arriving at Valley Forge. You can get a very nice photo of the arch with the American flag blowing directly under...More

Thank Kay M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

While on the tour of valley forge, this large monument was there. Huge for photos. But well done with parking and trails. A photo opp.

Thank Rockiroads
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Made you think of all the lives lost and how today it brings back history of all the lives that were sacrificed for our Freedom. God Bless them all !

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Easy to access via car. It is based on the Arch of Titus as is the arch in Washington Square Park in NYC. Use the cell phone tour to get the background history while you drive.

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