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Valley Forge is in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named for a forge built in 1759 at the mouth of Valley Creek

The latitude of Valley Forge is 40.096N. The longitude is -75.47W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 246 feet.


Valley Forge is on the Schuylkill River.
Two thousand soldiers died here of exposure and disease during the brutal winter of 1777-1778
Filming location for:
· 1958 movie, "The Blob"
Historic sites and museums: Valley Forge National Historical Park, Valley Forge Historical Society Museum

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