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Washington Memorial Chapel

Address: Rt 23, Valley Forge, PA 19481
Phone Number: 610-783-0120
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This small place of worship is famous for its stained glass window depicting George Washington at...
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Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This small place of worship is famous for its stained glass window depicting George Washington at prayer.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautifuk little chapel absolutely worth a visit. Listed as the ninth stop on the Valley Forge encampment trail it was definitely one of the highlights. Stained glass was vivid. The feel of the church overall was different than any I have seen before.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The chapel is outstanding, totally remembers me of Anglican chapels in Europe. The windows are perfectly forged and the interior is peaceful and astonishing. It's a definitive a place you cannot miss during your visit to Valley Forge.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The number of items in there can be overwhelming but the historical significance makes sorting through it all worthwhile. A local Episcopal rector raised money slowly in the form of nickels and dimes. The stone walls were built a few feet at a time. The church was completed over a period of fourteen years and still has an active congregation.... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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285 reviews 285 reviews
78 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

There is so much history in this one chapel. The grounds are amazing. I enjoy strolling through the cemetery after touring the chapel itself. The wood is amazing! I can see why this is a top spot for weddings!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Part of the VF experience. Why would you not visit it if you went to the trouble of going to VF in the 1st place.

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East Syracuse, New York
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271 reviews 271 reviews
155 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The chapel is compose of two buildings. AS a visitor turns off R.23, they will be greeted by a high tower, with eight window, along with an even higher eight sided small lookout twoer. In the lower tower are beaufiful stained glass windows. Each window has three separete sections that relate to Valley Forge. On the ceiling are patriots circling... More 

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

WOW , that a Cool place to visit , you feel like your back in the Civil War era ....... Recommend !!!!!! if your already at the Park .

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you visit the park, you must stop and see this beautiful chapel. It gives a serene feeling as you walk up the aisle where services have been held since Washington's time. The carvings and stained glass show the wonderful craftmansip of the time, and enhances the sense of history.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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228 reviews 228 reviews
121 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

a beautiful chapel, but to a history fan, what makes it special is the fact that George Washington and his Generals came here for services, and some of those generals are buried in the graveyard.

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Tucker, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Seeing such a spiritually uplifting place in a national park when so much is being done to eradicate such experiences from public places is a joyful occasion!

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