Historic Sites

Links to Revolutionary War Sites in the Philadelphia Area

Valley Forge National Historic Park - The 3600 acre park where George Washington forged his Continental Army into a fighting force in the winter of 1777-1778.

Valley Forge Convention & Visitors Bureau - Information on visiting the Valley Forge area.

Brandywine Battlefield Park - Site of the 1777 Battle of Brandywine in Chadds Ford.

Independence National Historical Park - Located in downtown Philadelphia - the "birthplace of our nation". Includes Independence Hall & the Liberty Bell.

National Constitution Center - Opening July 4, 2003 on Philadelphia's Independence Mall. First museum dedicated to honoring & explaining the U.S. Constitution through more than 100 exhibits.

Independence Visitor Center - A gateway to an orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia & its countryside.

Betsy Ross House - Visit the home of America's most famous flagmaker

Fort Mifflin - The only completely intact Revolutionary War battlefield - a few minutes from downtown Philadelphia

Waynesborough - The Chester County birthplace and residence of Revolutionary War hero General Anthony Wayne

Paoli Battlefield - The site that Washington's Army called The Paoli Massacre. It is where the British routed Anthony Wayne's troops on September 20, 1777. Just a few minutes from Philadelphia.

Washington Crossing Historic Park - Where General George Washington and men of the Continental Army and militia crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey.

 

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