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Six hundred yards N.E. ofthis stonewere the headquarters ofAnthony Wayne in 1777-78.
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George Washington, Valley Forge and Freemasonry represent patriotism, freedom and brotherly love to all Freemasons. Washington served as Master of his Masonic Lodge at the same time he was President of the United States. Through the preservation o…
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The countryside was stripped of trees. All available wood went to build and heat the city of huts that crowded this ridge. When the Continental Army wintered here, every acre was heavily used - for entrenchments, stock pens, an artillery park, …
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Following their arrival December 19, 1777, the men immediately set to work building huts for shelter. General orders the preceding day specified the size and design of the huts: 14 x 16 feet each, 6½ feet high, a door next to the street and a…
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The First and Second Pennsylvania Brigades, temporarily commanded by Brigadier General Anthony Wayne, encamped in this area. About 800 men served in each of the sixteen brigades at Valley Forge. An estimated 34,577 pounds of meat and 168 barrels o…
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Colonel Chester Co., Battalion of Minute Men July 21, 1775Colonel 4th Penna. Infantry Battalion January 3, 1776Brig. General Continental Army February 21, 1777 to November 3, 1783Brevetted Major General September 30, 1783 "Resolved unanimously,…
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The Hut nearby built according to Washington's Orders for the Construction of Huts for the Winter Camp of 1777-1778 stands on the Site of a similar Hut which sheltered Soldiers of the Pennsylvania Line and it commemorates their Fortitude in the En…
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