Fort Washington in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Here in the Emlen House Washington had his headquarters from Nov. 2 to Dec. 11, 1777, just before moving to Valley Forge. The last battle of this year was a British attack repulsed here on Dec. 5-6.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 7.449′ N, 75° 11.543′ W. Marker is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 2027) south of Camp Hill Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Washington PA 19034, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hope Lodge (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Hope Lodge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 1.3 miles away); On the Wing (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birds of a Feather (approx. 1.6 miles away); Is That an Eagle? (approx. 1.6 miles away); Helping Hands (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Atkinson Family (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Washington.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 3, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.