Pennsylvania Tourism

You can visit many Revolutionary War attractions today in Pennsylvania. Tourism of Pennsylvania attractions might take you to Washington Crossing Historic Park, where George Washington led his troops across the Delaware River to capture the British soldiers stationed at Trenton, New Jersey, an important turning point in the Revolutionary War, or to Brandywine Battlefield Park, the site of the largest battle of the American Revolution, or to Valley Forge National Historic Park, where the Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-1778.

Valley Forge

If you have visited a Pennsylvania historical site from the Revolutionary War, we would like to give you the opportunity to share your experiences and your pictures here. Here are some of the Pennsylvania travel sites we would like to hear about from you...

  • Peter Wentz Farmstead - Montgomery County, General George Washington's headquarters where he planned his attack on the British to try to prevent them from taking Philadelphia, resulting in the Battle of Germantown
  • Moland House - Hartsville, one of George Washington's headquarters in the fall of 1777, the place where he first met the 19 year old Marquis de Lafayette
  • Hope Lodge - Fort Washington, this home was used as the headquarters of General George Washington's Surgeon General, John Cochran while the troops encamped in the surrounding fields after the Battle of Germantown and before encamping at Valley Forge
  • Battle of Paoli Battlegrounds - Malvern, site of a vicious midnight attack by the British on the troops under the command of General "Mad" Anthony Wayne
  • Historic Waynesborough - Paoli, the home of General "Mad" Anthony Wayne
  • Emlen House - Fort Washington, George Washington's headquarters before moving to Valley Forge
  • George Taylor home - Easton, home of this Pennsylvania Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Provincial Courthouse - York, home of the Continental Congress after fleeing Philadelphia in 1777
  • Steigel Mansion - Manheim, once the home of Pennsylvania Signer of the Declaration of Independence and financier of the American Revolution, Robert Morris
  • Muhlenberg House - Trappe, the home of Peter Muhlenberg, a Revolutionary War General and member of the First Congress of the United States
  • Summerseat - Morrisville, General Washington's headquarters in December, 1776 and once the home of both Pennsylvania Signers of the Declaration of Independence Robert Morris and George Clymer
  • Molly Pitcher grave - Carlisle, grave of Mary (Ludwig) Hays McCauley, known as “Molly Pitcher," heroine at Battle of Monmouth
  • Horatio Gates home - York, the home of General Horatio Gates in 1778
  • any other Pennsylvania tourism attractions related to the Revolutionary War.

*This page is only for sites outside of Philadelphia. Go to this page to add your story if the site is in Philadelphia.

Home of Pennsylvania Signer of the Declaration of Independence George Taylor

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