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Historical Markers in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Montgomery County, PA (234) Berks County, PA (257) Bucks County, PA (250) Chester County, PA (254) Delaware County, PA (204) Lehigh County, PA (123) Philadelphia County, PA (712)  MontgomeryCounty(234) Montgomery County (234)  BerksCounty(257) Berks County (257)  BucksCounty(250) Bucks County (250)  ChesterCounty(254) Chester County (254)  DelawareCounty(204) Delaware County (204)  LehighCounty(123) Lehigh County (123)  PhiladelphiaCounty(712) Philadelphia County (712)
Whitemarsh Township is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (234)  
      Berks County (257)  
      Bucks County (250)  
      Chester County (254)  
      Delaware County (204)  
      Lehigh County (123)  
      Philadelphia County (712)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Birds of a Feather
Identifying raptors (birds of prey) in flight can be difficult. However, even novice hawk-watchers can figure out which family a raptor belongs to. Most raptors migrating past this hawk watch site fall into one of three families: buteos, . . . Map (db m77173)
2Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Fort Washington
About 700 feet south of this stone is an American redoubt and the site of Howe's threatened attack Dec. 6, 1777. From here Washington's Army marched to Valley Forge.Map (db m23525) HM
3Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Helping Hands
Militia Hill Hawk Watch A corps of dedicated volunteers counts and monitors migrating raptors each fall, providing valuable information about bird population health and migratory dynamics. The Militia Hill Hawk Watch began in 1988 with a . . . Map (db m77175) HM
4Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Hope Lodge
Built in mid-18th century, house is fine example of Georgian-period architecture.Map (db m23523) HM
5Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Hope Lodge
Originally known as White Marsh Estate served as Army Medical Headquarters November and December 1777 for George Washington’s army Commemorated 1995 Sons of the American Revolution ( Second Marker : ) This property has been placed on the . . . Map (db m69938) HM
6Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Is That an Eagle?
Water View, Large Trees Suppose you were a bald eagle. Soaring high above, your keen eyes search for a place to raise your young. You need a tall, sturdy tree that will hold a one-ton nest. You look for water—a river or lake . . . Map (db m77172)
7Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — Lafayette
On May 19-20, 1778, Lafayette, in his first independent command, occupied this position during reconnaissance with 2,000 troops, which were driven off by Howe's overwhelming British forces. On Howe's departure, Lafayette reoccupied Barren Hill until . . . Map (db m84854) HM
8Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — On the Wing
In North America, migrating raptors travel along several migratory routes. This hawk watch site sits along the eastern-most route, known as the Atlantic Coastal Flyway. Birds fly south for the winter from northeastern Canada and the United . . . Map (db m77174)
9Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Whitemarsh Township — St. Peter's Church
Lutheran, founded 1752 by Henry Melchior Muhlenberg. From steeple of original church, May 20, 1778, Gen. Lafayette gave orders for battle against British in old churchyard. Here he organized his famous retreat to Matson Ford, saving himself and 2200 . . . Map (db m84855) HM
 
 
Nov. 30, 2021