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Near King of Prussia in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Virginia

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
1. Virginia Marker
Inscription.  This marker is placed at the encampment site of regiments of the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the officers and men of Virginia which area, at that time, encompassed what is now the state of West Virginia. These Virginians were wintered here in 1777-1778 as a part of General George Washington's army in the War for American Independence.
 
Erected by Sons of the American Revolution of Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 5.239′ N, 75° 26.771′ W. Marker is near King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on South Outer Line Drive one mile west of Gulph Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 North Outer Line Drive, 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. In Memory of Unknown Soldiers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anthony Wayne (about 500 feet away); Generals and Cattle Raids (about 600 feet away); Pennsylvania Division (about 700
Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 13, 2014
2. Virginia Marker
feet away); Valley Forge Hut (approx. ¼ mile away); To Build a Redoubt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Innerline Defense (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
Also see . . .  Valley Forge National Historical Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 14, 2014.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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