"school tours at George Washington's log cabin or the Washington Memorial Chapel"

George Washington, as commander in chief, lead American colonials to victory against the British in the American Revolutionary War, and became the first President of the United States. The Continental Army (formed at the beginning of the war) spent the hard winter of 1777/78 at Valley Forge.

On 19 June 1903, the 125th anniversary of the evacuation of the Continental Army from Valley Forge, the cornerstone of the Washington Memorial Chapel was laid.