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Myth and fact can be hard to disentangle when it comes to Valley Forge. It’s true that Gen. George Washington celebrated his first ceremonial commander-in-chief birthday at the encampment on Feb. 27, 1778, but did he really rally his troops to survive a brutal winter, or was the weather in ’77-'78 actually rather mild ? Did Washington kneel in the snow and pray for the deliverance of his Continental Army, or was that a post-war invention of folklorist Mason Weems? For comedian Molly Clark , who grew up in nearby Devon, the questions are more basic. What was it like to kiss a guy with wooden teeth? Molly Clark. Molly Clark as Abigail Adams in her comedy short 'The Women of Valley Forge.'. Get the news you need to start your day Full story

14 February