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National Memorial Arch, King of Prussia, Montgomery County, PA

National Memorial Arch, King of Prussia, Montgomery County, PA



Significance: Designed by prominent Philadelphia architect Paul Phillippe Cret, was erected in Valley Forge State Park in 1912-16 to commemorate the suffering endured by General George Washington and the Continental Army in the performance of their patriotic duty during the winter encampment of 1777-78. The arch is the largest monument in the park; constructed of milford pink granite it measures 61' to the top of the roof and is 49' wide at the base...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N284
Survey number: HABS PA-6185



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Arzola, Robert R, project manager


King of Prussia (Pa.)40.10129, -75.38355
Google Map of 40.1012856, -75.3835525


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