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Phoenixville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Horse-Shoe Trail

 
 
Horse-Shoe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. Horse-Shoe Trail Marker
Inscription.
Start of the Horse-Shoe Trail in Penna.
Valley Forge to Appalachian Trail on Stony Mt.
121 miles – through
Chester, Berks, Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin counties.

This marker erected 1972
by the Horse-Shoe Trail Club, Inc.   1935
in memory of Henry N. Woolman, founder.

 
Erected 1935 by Horse-Shoe Trail Club, Inc.
 
Location. 40° 5.953′ N, 75° 27.845′ W. Marker is in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from Valley Forge Road (Pennsylvania Route 23) west of Valley Creek Road (Pennsylvania Route 252), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located along the horse trail. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenixville PA 19460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Honor the Maker of First American Flag (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Honor Court to Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh (about 300 feet away); George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree (about 300 feet away); Village of Valley Forge (about 400 feet away); Valley Creek (approx. 0.2
Horse-Shoe Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Horse-Shoe Trail Marker
miles away); To Marylanders Who Served Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Village of Valley Forge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenixville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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