• Schuylkill River

    Schuylkill River Valley

    National Heritage Area Pennsylvania

Directions

Located in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The major airport is Philadelphia. Visit the official Schuylkill River Heritage Area website for customized driving directions to selected sites.

Did You Know?

Photo courtesy VFNHP

The village of Valley Forge was settled by the workers at an iron forge begun in 1742. The forge and part of village were burned by the British army in 1777. Washington's quarters during the winter of 1777-78 were in the Isaac Potts house, a part of the original village.