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

Varnumís Brigade

Continental Army

 

óValley Forge † December 19 1777 † June 18 1778 ó

 
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By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. Varnumís Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Division
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Varnumís Brigade
Brig. General James M. Varnum
commanding

1st Regiment Rhode Island Infantry † Col. Christopher Greene
2nd Regiment Rhode Island Infantry † Col. Israel Angell
4th Regiment Connecticut Infantry † Col. John Durkee
8th Regiment Connecticut Infantry † Col. John Chandler

 
Location. 40° 6.258′ N, 75° 26.621′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Valley Forge Park Road (Pennsylvania Route 23), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, between stops 9 and 10. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Varnumís Quarters (about 600 feet away); The Grand Parade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben (approx. 0.2 miles away); Training for Victory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waterman's Monument
Marker in Valley Forge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Marker in Valley Forge
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Loyal Patriots of Valley Forge (approx. 0.3 miles away); National Patriots Bell Tower (approx. 0.3 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 website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Varnumís Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Varnumís Brigade Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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