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

Valley Forge Hut

 
 
Valley Forge Hut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
1. Valley Forge Hut Marker
Inscription. The Hut nearby built according to Washington’s Orders for the Construction of Huts for the Winter Camp of 1777-1778 stands on the Site of a similar Hut which sheltered Soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line and it commemorates their Fortitude in the Endurance of every Adversity for their Country and for Independency.

Constructed by the Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution June 18, A.D. 1935
 
Erected 1935 by Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 5.252′ N, 75° 26.504′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Outer Line Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on the tour road of Valley Forge National Historical Park, midway between North Gulph Road and Baptist Road. Located near the picnic area. 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. Pennsylvania Division (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Generals and Cattle Raids (about 700 feet away); Anthony Wayne
Marker with Hut in background image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
2. Marker with Hut in background
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Unknown Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Virginia (approx. ¼ mile away); Poor’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); The National Arch at Valley Forge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge. National Park Service site. Under the Photos and Multimedia navigation section are links to various video and audio podcasts about Valley Forge. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,266 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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