On Site: Valley Forge History Tour

Code: TT21056

Dates: June 10, 2024

Meets: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Valley Forge Park

Course Fee: $89.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

With MLSN Instructor Major Lawrence Swesey as your guide, explore the sites and stories of the Continental Army’s encampment during the harsh winter of 1777-1778. Understand Washington's plea to Congress for "great and capital changes" and how it, and people like Baron Von Steuben, shaped the course of the war. View fortifications, walk the training grounds, attend multi-media presentations and the museum. Includes lunch at the historic Black Powder Tavern – once a munitions storehouse and a clandestine meeting place for Revolutionary leaders.
Fee: $89.00
You could save $10.00 on this course by becoming a member of MLSN Membership

Valley Forge Park

Artillery Parking Lot
East Inner Line Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406

Lawrence Swesey

I am a retired educator and military officer, married with three adult children. My educational experience is primarily in mentoring and instructing adult (both young and mature) students in a variety of disciplines. My professional educational career centered upon instructing juniors and seniors in a highly regarded academic public high school in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. My military career included a long assignment as a primary instructor at the U.S. Army’s Reserve Officer Advanced Course at Ft Knox, Kentucky. Additionally, my professional career included several years as an adjunct facility instructor at the college level. I have also, presented lectures, learning sessions and workshops at professional conferences and various organizations, developed and conducted educational tours of historical significant locations and mentored young professionals. After retiring from public school instruction I accepted a position as Adjunct Professor at Valley Forge Military College instructing Ethics and History. Since my professional retirement I have continued to give occasional lectures and conduct historical site educational tours. I also serve as a volunteer in the Museum Programs Department at The Benjamin Franklin Institute , Philadelphia, PA. Certifications and degrees include: Bachelor of Science The United States Military Academy, West Point, New York 1969 Master of Education Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1978 U.S. Army Instructor 275th U.S. Army Reserve School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1985 Major educational assignments include: High School Teacher Lower Moreland High School Huntingdon Valley, PA High School Teacher Lower Merion School District Lower Merion, PA Advanced Course Inst U.S. Officer Reserve Advanced Course Ft Knox, KY High School Teacher West Windsor-Plainsboro Sch. Dis trict Princeton Junction, NJ Adjunct Professor Valley Forge Military College Wayne, PA



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