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Centennial Celebration of the National Park Service

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Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service! On August 25 join the celebration by exploring one of the Philadelphia area’s beautiful and historic national parks!

Tour the monuments and battlefields while learning about the revolutionary war at Valley Forge National Historical Park. The park has 26 miles of trails to walk, run, or even horseback ride!

Independence National Historical Park will be hosting a special, family-friendly birthday party, featuring Junior Ranger activities, a time capsule that will be sealed for 100 years and the unveiling a plaque dedicated to the first director of the NPS.

Don’t worry if you cannot make it to the park on the exact birthday! The NPS is celebrating the centennial all year long with special events at parks around the country: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/centennial/index.htm