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Merion Station in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington's Army Encampment

 

1777

 
Washington's Army Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, September 19, 2013
1. Washington's Army Encampment Marker
Inscription.
On this and adjacent ground
Washington's Army encamped
September 14, 1777.


Erected by Merion Chapter,
Daughters of the American Revolution
September 14, 1896

 
Erected 1896 by Merion Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 0.585′ N, 75° 15.322′ W. Marker is in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Avenue and Maplewood Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Montgomery Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Merion Station PA 19066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merion Friends Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); Merion Friends Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philadelphia and Columbia Railway (about 500 feet away); Early Tavern (about 700 feet away); John Dickinson (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. Bland
Washington's Army Encampment Marker - Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, September 19, 2013
2. Washington's Army Encampment Marker - Roadside
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999) (approx. 2.2 miles away); Philadelphia & Columbia Railroad (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Merion Station.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 22 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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