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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.
This Coffee Bean Tree a Scionof a Tree planted at Mount Vernon byGeorge WashingtonA Tree which he raised fromSeed Brought Back by Him from theOhio Valley in 1784Replanted Here - 1954
Honor Court toBrigadier General Lachlan McIntoshA General charged with the Safety ofGeorge Washington,the Commander in Chief of theContinental Army at Valley Forge 1777-78A Native of Georgia in Command of the"Life Guard" Virginiansand the North Ca…
[In Circle]To Honor the Maker of First American FlagErected1923Elizabeth GriscomROSSAshbourneClaypoole17521836BETSY ROSS
This Propertyis Listed in The NATIONAL REGISTERof HISTORIC PLACESBy The United StatesDepartment of the Interior
The noted agriculturist purchased land just north of here in 1792 and named it "Como Farm". Here he conducted numerous experiments on crop rotation and maintenance of soil fertility. Bordley planned new devices for seeding and reaping wheat. His w…
Osborne's HillFrom this ridge General Howe directedthe movements of the British Armyduring the Battle of Brandywine,September 11, 1777. __________Erected byThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Chester and Delaware CountyHistorical Societ…
To Marylanders Who Served Here Col. Tench Tilghman, Confidential Aide to Washington, who wrote:—- —"formerly of my family - in every action (of) the main army - often refused his pay - left as fair reputation as ever belonged to hum…
Built 1737 by Anna Nutt and Co. Made first Franklin stoves, 1742. Supplied shot and cannon for American revolutionists. Furnace a mile and a half away on side road; iron mines a mile west on the highway.
Built c.1747 by Samuel Lightfoot, this mill provided feed and grain to the local community and exemplifies a turning point in American industrial technology. A rare surviving example of a colonial-era custom water-powered grist mill, its horizonta…
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