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When visiting Valley Forge, check out historic b&bs PDF Print E-mail

After the disastrous defeat in Germantown in October 1777, General Washington marched his troops northwest 25 miles to the woods behind Valley Forge. There they barely endured the winter, but eventually defeated the British to gain independence for the new United States.

If your travels take you to historic Valley Force, there are some quaint bed and breakfasts you may want to visit. Their daily rates run from about $100-$150 a night, and usually include a full, healthy breakfast made with fresh, local ingredients. Before you make your plans to visit the area, check for scheduled authentic re-enactments of Revolutionary War battles at various sites around the Philadelphia area.

Revolutionary war scene


Here are just a few nearby b&bs, and even concerning the ones that were private homes at the time, we cannot confirm that General Washington slept in any of them. The father of our country did sleep around, but not nearly as much as recent governors of New York and North Carolina did.

Morning Star Bed & Breakfast, 610 Valley Forge Rd., Phoenixville PA 19460, phone 610-935-7473, email at morningstarbandb.net 

Tara’s Inn Bed & Breakfast, 69 E Seven Stars Rd., Phoenixville PA 1946, phone 610-935-9145.

General Warren Inne, Old Lancaster Highway, Malvern PA 19355, phone 610-296-3637, email at  generalwarren.com. This was built in 1745, so it is possible that Washington slept here.

The Great Valley House of Valley Forge, East Swedesford Rd., Wayne PA 19087, phone 610-644-6759, email at greatvalleyhouse.com

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