Upper Merion Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Loyal Patriots of Valley Forge
Who Served under the Command of
General George Washington
In the Winter Encampment at
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
December 19, 1777 - June 19, 1778
and in Honor of
Donald G. Cronan, Founder of the Society
Erected 2008 by Society of the Descendants of Washington's Army at Valley Forge.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1914.
Location. 40° 6.28′ N, 75° 26.266′ W. Marker is in Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Valley Forge Park Road (Pennsylvania Route 23). Marker is next to the entrance to the covered walkway between Washington Memorial Chapel and the Patriots Bell Tower, along Valley Forge Road (Pennsylvania Route 23) in Valley Forge National Historical Park.Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2914 Valley Forge Park Rd, King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Patriots Bell Tower (a few steps from this marker); William White (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterman's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots of African Descent (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments (approx. ¼ mile away); Varnum’s Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Varnum’s Quarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Grand Parade (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Merion Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 882 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.