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An early female scientist considered one of the best educated female naturalists of her day, Lewis dedicated her life to the study of botany and zoology. She exhibited her Chart of the Animal Kingdom at the Centennial Exposition in 1876, and won a…
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Opened in 1943, it was among the nation's largest military hospitals by the end of World War II. Able to treat more than 3,000 patients in over 100 buildings, the facility specialized in the pioneering treatment of war-related eye and burn injurie…
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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.
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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.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYXF_george-washingtons-coffee-bean-tree_Phoenixville-PA.html
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
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYX1_honor-court-to-brigadier-general-lachlan-mcintosh_Phoenixville-PA.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYWY_to-honor-the-maker-of-first-american-flag_Phoenixville-PA.html
[In Circle]To Honor the Maker of First American FlagErected1923Elizabeth GriscomROSSAshbourneClaypoole17521836BETSY ROSS
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYQ5_to-marylanders-who-served-here_Phoenixville-PA.html
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…
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Start of the Horse-Shoe Trail in Penna.Valley Forge to Appalachian Trail on Stony Mt.121 miles - throughChester, Berks, Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin counties. This marker erected 1972by the Horse-Shoe Trail Club, Inc. ? 1935in memory of Henry N.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJ8N_upper-forge-site_Phoenixville-PA.html
Between here and the creek stood the forge. A low stone dam diverted water to power the bellows and hammer. Mount Misery, rising behind you, provided wood for charcoal. During the encampment, a road to the forge cut through the gap on the hill in …
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