Near Phoenixville in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Village of Valley Forge
Village settled by the workers at iron forge begun in 1742. The forge and part of village were burned by the British army in 1777. Washington's quarters during the winter of 1777-78 were in the Isaac Potts' house, a part of the original village.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 6.003′ N, 75° 27.803′ W. Marker is near Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of Vally Forge Road (Pennsylvania Route 23) and Owen Road - Horseshoe Trail, on the right when traveling west on Vally Forge Road. Touch for map. 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. Horse-Shoe Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor the Maker of First American Flag (about 400 feet away); Honor Court to Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh (about 400 feet away); George Washington’s Coffee Bean Tree (about 500 feet away); Valley Creek (about 600 feet away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles The Village of Valley Forge (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Icon (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 January 19, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 338 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.