PHOTOS: Scouts camp out at Valley Forge National Historical Park

Pvt. Daniel Kinnamon of the 9th Pennsylvania Regiment of Re-enactors explains the Revolutionary War musket during the Boy Scouts’ encampment at Valley Forge National Historical Park Saturday. (Adrianna Hoff/21st Century Media)
Groups of Boy Scouts enjoy guided tours throughout Valley Forge Park during the 102nd Annual Pilgrimage and Encampment on Saturday. (Adrianna Hoff/21st Century Media)

UPPER MERION — Boy Scouts from across the United States and Canada converged on Montgomery County this weekend for the 102nd Annual Pilgrimage and Encampment at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

The Scouts will camp out in the park from Friday till Monday, learning first-hand about the conditions endured by George Washington and the Continental Army during the winter of 1777-1778. They will also meet with historical re-enactors, who will speak to them about the about the weapons, uniforms and foods of the Revolutionary War.

A light snowfall Saturday afternoon added a greater touch of realism.

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