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Whitemarsh Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hope Lodge

 
 
Hope Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
1. Hope Lodge Marker
Inscription.  
Originally known as
White Marsh Estate
served as
Army Medical Headquarters
November and December 1777 for
George Washington’s army
Commemorated 1995
Sons of the American Revolution

( Second Marker : )
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1777.
 
Location. 40° 7.496′ N, 75° 12.94′ W. Marker is in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from South Bethlehem Pike north of Mathers Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 553 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington PA 19034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Hope Lodge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); On the Wing (approx. half a mile away); Birds of a Feather
Hope Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
2. Hope Lodge Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Is That an Eagle? (approx. half a mile away); Helping Hands (approx. half a mile away); Whitemarsh (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Atkinson Family (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitemarsh Township.
 
Also see . . .  History at Hope Lodge. (Submitted on November 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
3. Second Marker
Second Hope Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
4. Second Hope Lodge Marker
Hope Lodge Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
5. Hope Lodge Markers
Both markers can be seen in this photo.
Hope Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
6. Hope Lodge
This Georgian mansion was built between 1743 and 1748 by Samuel Morris. It was designed by Edmund Woolley, architect of Independence Hall.
Dining Room in Hope Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
7. Dining Room in Hope Lodge
Hope Lodge Bedroom image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
8. Hope Lodge Bedroom
Hope Lodge Kitchen image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
9. Hope Lodge Kitchen
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By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
10. Hope Lodge Marker
The area around Hope Lodge was the site of the American army encampment from November 2 through December 11, 1777. Troops are seen here drilling in front of the mansion.
Skirmish at Hope Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 3, 2013
11. Skirmish at Hope Lodge
American troops repel a British attack on the grounds of the Hope Lodge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on November 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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