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When In Washington, Check Out Season's Greenings From The National Parks

One of the holiday season's most colorful displays involving national parks can be found in Washington, D.C., inside the U.S. Botanic Garden where 50 national parks and historic sites are featured amidst wreaths, garland, trees, and thousands of blooms from exotic orchids to a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia varieties.

"March In Of The Continental Army" At Valley Forge On December 19

Valley Forge National Historical Park will be hosting the March in of the Continental Army annual event on Monday, December 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Visitor Center complex area. This event commemorates the 239th anniversary of the December 19, 1777, “march in” of Gen. George Washington's Continental Army to Valley Forge and features the first opportunity to see the newly rehabilitated Fort John Moore/Redoubt. Candlelit ranger tours, fife and drum performances, and interpreters will share stories of the encampment. This is a special opportunity to experience Valley Forge at night.

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