Fourth of July Celebration to be Held at Historic Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge

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KING OF PRUSSIA, PAWashington Memorial Chapel’s Veteran’s Commission is excited to reveal the details for their much-anticipated Independence Day celebration! The “Fourth of July Service and Lunch” will be held at the historic Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge National Park on Thursday, July 4 and will feature a Choral Service in Observance of Independence Day with an exclusive speaking engagement by Washington Memorial Chapel’s Priest Associate Tim Steeves, retired LT COL Army Chaplain. The service will be followed by a free picnic lunch.

The Choral Service in Observance of Independence Day will start at 11 AM ET at the Washington Memorial Chapel Washington Memorial (2000 Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406) to honor and reflect upon the bravery, resilience, and selflessness of the servicemen who heroically fought for our country’s freedom. During the service, special guest speaker Steeves will enlighten attendees with his riveting stories serving as a LT COL Army Chaplain in the Army Reserve from 1975 to 2005. Steeves began as an infantry battalion chaplain and concluded his military service as the assistant division chaplain for the 80th Division (IT), in Richmond, VA.

A picnic lunch will be held in the Bishop White Courtyard on the Chapel’s grounds immediately following the Choral Service in Observance of Independence Day.

The Chapel, which honors George Washington and the patriots (civilian and military) who struggled and sacrificed for our nation’s independence, preserves the sacred memory of the faith and resilience of the men and women who birthed our country. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is visited annually by tens of thousands of people from across America, and throughout the world.

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The event is free and open to the public however registration for the picnic lunch is requested. To register, visit

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