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Anthony Wayne

 
 
Anthony Wayne Monument plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
1. Anthony Wayne Monument plaque
Inscription.
Colonel Chester Co., Battalion of Minute Men July 21, 1775
Colonel 4th Penna. Infantry Battalion January 3, 1776
Brig. General Continental Army February 21, 1777 to November 3, 1783
Brevetted Major General September 30, 1783


“Resolved unanimously, that the thanks of the Congress be presented to Brig. General Wayne for his brave, prudent and soldierly conduct in the spirited and well conducted attack on Stony Point; that a gold medal emblematical of this action be struck and presented to Brig. General Wayne.”

Major General and Commander in Chief United States Army, March 5, 1792 to December 15, 1796.

< Left Side of Monument >
“Lead Me Forward”
Wayne at Stony Point

< Rear of Monument >
Chairman of the Chester County Committee     1774
Deputy to the Provincial Convention     1774
Member of the Assemby     1774   1784-1785
Delegate to the Provincial Convention     1776
Member of the Committee of Safety     1775-1776
Member of the Pennsylvania Convention to Ratify the Constitution     1787
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Born in Chester Co. Pennsylvania   January 1 1745
Died at Presqu’ Isle Pennsylvania   December 15 1796


 
Erected by Commonwealth of
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Left Side of Monument
Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 40° 5.207′ N, 75° 26.671′ 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. Monument is on the auto tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, on Outer Line Drive, just before Baptist Road. Located at stop four of the driving tour of Valley Forge. 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. Generals and Cattle Raids (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Unknown Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Valley Forge Hut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. 0.3 miles away); To Build a Redoubt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Poor’s Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
Also see . . .  General Anthony Wayne. National Park Service biography of Wayne. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Rear of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
4. Right Side of Monument
The right side of the Anthony Wayne Monument contains the seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Gen. Anthony Wayne equestrian statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
5. Gen. Anthony Wayne equestrian statue
Anthony Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2016
6. Anthony Wayne Marker
Closeup of "Mad" Anthony Wayne statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
7. Closeup of "Mad" Anthony Wayne statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   7. 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 October 4, 2016.
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