Hwy 23, Valley Forge Pennsylvania
The Chapel was built as a tribute to George Washington. The inspiration for the Chapel resulted from a sermon preached by the founder and first rector, The Rev. Dr. W. Herbert Burk, Rector of All Saints' Episcopal Church, Norristown, Pennsylvania. The cornerstone of the Chapel was laid in June of 1903. A small frame building preceded the present structure and was known as the Theodore Roosevelt Chapel after a visit and address by him in 1904. The Chapel was designed by Milton B. Medary, Jr., who was selected by the University of Pennsylvania in a competition for that purpose.
Other History nearby:
(Philadelphia) American Swedish Historical Museum
(Strasburg) Amish Village
(New Castle) Amstel House
(Philadelphia) Atwater Kent Museum-Philadelphia History
(Philadelphia) B Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
(Princeton) Bainbridge House
05/14 Coming to The Valley Forge area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.