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

Chester Springs

 
 
Chester Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
1. Chester Springs Marker
Inscription.  Earlier known as Yellow Springs. Resort since 1750. Washington's headquarters, Sept. 17, 1777, after Battle of Brandywine. Hospital for his soldiers during the winter encampment at Valley Forge, 1777-1778.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvanial Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 5.716′ N, 75° 37.058′ W. Marker is in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Pike Springs Road (State Highway 113) and Yellow Springs Road, on the right when traveling west on Pike Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester Springs PA 19425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Good News Productions (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Chester Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lightfoot Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Graceanna Lewis (approx.
Chester Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
2. Chester Springs Marker
3.4 miles away); Weaver’s Cottage (approx. 4 miles away); Valley Forge General Hospital (approx. 4.2 miles away); Battle of the Clouds (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of the Clouds (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester Springs.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Yellow Springs. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Chester Springs - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Poolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
3. Poolhouse
Located just north of the marker location, along Yellow Springs Road. The poolhouse is one of two remaining bathhouses at the spring.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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