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Near Chester in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rochambeau Route

Narragansett Bay to Yorktown

 
 
Rochambeau Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, June 7, 2013
1. Rochambeau Route Marker
Inscription.
After an encampment of several days in Philadelphia where French troops passed in review before Congress, the French and American armies moved toward Wilmington [Delaware] by the Chester Pike known then as the King’s Highway. They encamped here on September 5, 1781.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 51.517′ N, 75° 21.162′ W. Marker is near Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Morton Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1055 Morton Avenue, Chester PA 19013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sun Village War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonial Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chester Fire Department (approx. 0.8 miles away); Swedish Colonists (approx. 0.8 miles away); Viet Nam (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Swedish Burial Ground (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .  Revolutionary Route of Rochambeau. (Submitted on July 14, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Rochambeau Route Marker Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, June 7, 2013
2. Rochambeau Route Marker Roadside

 
Categories. MilitaryPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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