Historic Map - Valley Forge, PA - 1890

View of Valley Forge, Chester County, P.A., 1890 / drawn & published by James B. Moyer, A. E. Downs, lith.

This aero-view map of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania was drawn and published by James B. Moyer in 1890. Valley Forge rests at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River.

The settlement was the site of Washington’s army’s encampment during the chilly winter of 1777 to 1778. The remaining village has since been a historic destination.

The map from 1890 includes streets, buildings and railroad lines. It features inset illustrations of the following:

• Washington’s Headquarters Valley Forge.
• Washington & his wife visiting the army in 1777.
• Washington & his army crossing the Delaware Dec. 25th 1776.
• The Washington Cold Spring.
• Site of old forge marked A.


Features lettered references to the following locations:

A. Site of old forge.
B. Washington’s Cold Springs.
C. Line of fortifications built by Washington’s army.
D. Picnic Grounds.
E. Camp 150 PA. P. O. S. of A. Hall.
F. Washington’s Headquarters.
Historic Map – Valley Forge, PA - 1890

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