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King of Prussia in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Schoolhouse

 
 
Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription. This one room stone structure was built about 35 years after the encampment when the village of Valley Forge was expanding with industry. It served as a school until a new and larger building was constructed directly across Gulph Road. It then deteriorated and was used by local farmers as a storage shed and stable until it was restored first in 1915 and again in 1975.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 40° 5.755′ N, 75° 26.879′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Gulph Road and Historic Trace Road, on the left when traveling west on Gulph Road. Click for map. Marker is located in Valley Forge National Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Campís Road System (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artillery Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Pointed Defense (approx. 0.2 miles away); To Build a Redoubt (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Crowded and Very Sickly” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Marquee
Marker in Valley Forge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Marker in Valley Forge
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Huntingtonís Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Huntingtonís Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
Categories. Education
 
Schoolhouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Schoolhouse and Marker
One Room Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
4. One Room Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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