Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge

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Built in 1903 as a wayside chapel for prayer and reflection for those who visit Valley Forge, the Chapel is a vibrant home for a faithful congregation of the Episcopal Church, part of the Diocese of Pennsylvania. Each year its Gothic Revival architecture, stained glass windows and interior furnishings, coupled with its congregation’s religious and patriotic mission, continue to attract and inspire many thousands of visitors.
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  • The chapel is beautiful and a wedding had just finished when we arrived here so it nice to see it as an active church. I had read about the copy of the Liberty Bell that was used by the Women's Moveme...  more »
  • I attended a Memorial Service at Washington Memorial Chapel as part of a recent visit with the Daughters of the American Revolution. This is a wonderful old historic building, part of the Episcopal ch...  more »
  • This chapel is breathe taking, both inside and out, with columns, atriums, towers and gargoyles on the outside and beautiful stained Windows on the inside.  more »
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  • The Washington Memorial Chapel is a gem of a place, situated on an enclave of privately-owned land within the Valley Forge battlefield. This chapel is the home of an active parish of the Episcopal Church, with multiple services weekly. A lot of the iconography is understandably oriented towards Washington and other military figures, but not exclusively. There is also a campanile with a full peal of bells. Don't miss the cannons mounted outside!
  • The history of the American Revolution and Washington's life are told in the stained glass windows.
  • They did a great job building this chapel. It really embraces the history of the area.
  • A beautiful chapel to see if you're in Valley Forge; the architecture and stained glass is breathtaking! Stop in the gift shop and look for the Spirit Bars if you're taking the trail around the parade, they're amazing!
  • Beautiful old church, rich in history and culture. We spent about 20 minutes or so there on an unrelated trip down to the Valley Forge area. Well worth the visit.

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