King of Prussia in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
When Varnumís hut was completed, he joined his Rhode Island and Connecticut brigades hutted on both sides of the road near Stephensí home.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 40° 6.203′ N, 75° 26.737′ 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 east. Touch for map. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park, near stop 9. 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. The Grand Parade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major General Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben (about 300 feet away); Training for Victory (about 300 feet away); Varnumís Brigade (about 600 feet 1st and 2nd Rhode Island Regiments (approx. 0.2 miles away); Huntingtonís Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Crowded and Very Sickly” (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Huntingtonís Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King of Prussia.
More about this marker. The background of the marker features a picture of General Varnum and his officers in the Stephens house. The upper right of the marker contains a portrait of Brigadier General James Varnum, and below this is a layout of Varnumís Quarters on the second floor of Stephensí house.
Also see . . . Varnumís Quarters. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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 686 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.