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Fort Washington in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whitemarsh

 
 
Whitemarch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
1. Whitemarch Marker
Inscription.
Here in the Emlen House Washington had his headquarters from Nov. 2 to Dec. 11, 1777, just before moving to Valley Forge. The last battle of this year was a British attack repulsed here on Dec. 5-6.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 7.449′ N, 75° 11.543′ W. Marker is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 2027) south of Camp Hill Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Washington PA 19034, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hope Lodge (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hope Lodge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 1.3 miles away); On the Wing (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birds of a Feather (approx. 1.6 miles away); Is That an Eagle? (approx. 1.6 miles away); Helping Hands (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Atkinson Family (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Washington.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Whitemarch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
2. Whitemarch Marker
Whitemarch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
3. Whitemarch Marker
British Attackers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
4. British Attackers
British troops are seen here attacking the Americans at the Whitemarsh encampment at nearby Hope Lodge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 5 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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