The 2023 Speaker Series

Please join us for the 2022-2023 Speaker Series! Thanks to the generous support of the Sherrin H. and Bruce A. Baky Foundation, VFPA has assembled an all-star roster of experts on Valley Forge and Colonial America. We are thrilled to be resuming our in-person lectures (typically a Tuesday evening at 7pm) and to host the events inside the Visitor Center at Valley Forge National Historic Park. For those unable to attend in-person, we will also provide a Zoom link to the live broadcast.

Also, please join us before each lecture for happy hours with our guest speakers! Featuring beer, wine and cider from Grace Winery and Artillery Brewing Company, these happy hours are sure to be filled with interesting conversations and good cheer.

Registration is required. For a fee schedule, peruse our upcoming events from the links provided below. Also, please consider watching recordings of past Speaker Series events.


January 17, 2023

Don L. Hagist,

“These Distinguished Corps: British Grenadier and Light Infantry Battalions in the American Revolution”
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February 7, 2023

Professor Ricardo Herrara,

“Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778”
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March 7, 2023

Col. J. Craig Nannos (U.S. Army, retired),

“A Drumbeat Through History”
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May 2, 2023

Professor Karin Wulf,

“Writing the Family Histories of the American Revolution”
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June 7, 2023

Benjamin Goldman,

“Lafayette’s Revolutionary Black Servants and Spies”
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