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Tredyffrin Township near Wayne in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Valley Forge Hut

 
 
Valley Forge Hut Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
1. Valley Forge Hut Marker
Inscription.  The Hut nearby built according to Washington’s Orders for the Construction of Huts for the Winter Camp of 1777-1778 stands on the Site of a similar Hut which sheltered Soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line and it commemorates their Fortitude in the Endurance of every Adversity for their Country and for Independency.

Constructed by the Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution June 18, A.D. 1935
 
Erected 1935 by Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1841.
 
Location. 40° 5.252′ N, 75° 26.504′ W. Marker is near Wayne, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. It is in Tredyffrin Township. Marker is on South Outer Line Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the tour road of Valley Forge National Historical Park, midway between North Gulph Road and Baptist Road. Located near the picnic area. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 9300 S Outer Line Dr, Wayne PA 19087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Division (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Generals and Cattle Raids (about 700 feet away); Anthony Wayne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Unknown Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Virginia (approx. ¼ mile away); Poor’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); The National Memorial Arch at Valley Forge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wayne.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge. National Park Service site. Under the Photos and Multimedia navigation section are links to various video and audio podcasts about Valley Forge. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Marker with Hut in background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 22, 2007
2. Marker with Hut in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,546 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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