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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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Philander Chase Knox Estate

A white, two story building surrounded by trees.

Valley Forge NHP

Philander Chase Knox Estate
(Park Library)

Open:
Open All Year by Appointment

Phone:
610-783-1034

Location:
Yellow Springs Road

Closures:
All Federal Holidays and Weekends

Available Facilities:
The Philander Chase Knox Estate currently houses the Horace Wilcox Library, a research library open to the public by appointment. The collection's emphasis is on the Revolutionary War era, in particular the Valley Forge encampment of 1777-1788. Materials on the political, social and industrial history of the Valley Forge area are also available.

Did You Know?

Great Egret © Bill Moses

Valley Forge NHP is one of the largest open spaces in southeastern Pennsylvania with 3,500 acres containing habitats for hundreds of plants and animals including 200 species of birds.