Comfort Inn Valley Forge National Park
550 W. Dekalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: (610) 962-0700
Fax: (610) 962-0218
550 W. Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA, US, 19406
- Phone: (610) 962-0700
- Fax: (610) 962-0218
Several programs are held at the Upper Merion Township Library each year.
Valley Forge National Historical Park weaves history, wildlife and fun together in one setting. The site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, Valley Forge honors the sacrifices made by the citizens of that era and shines a light on the perseverance of the human spirit. Embark on guided tours, engage in outdoor activities such as bird watching and horseback riding, and peruse 19th Century art exhibits. Discover important places and people and have a blast doing so from seven AM until the sun sets.
The Gen. Thomas J. Stewart Memorial Armory popularly known as the Norriston Armory is a National Guard Armory that is spread over 0.6 acres (0.24 hectares) of land. This Classic Revival style structure is a two story building in T shape and it is made up of yellow brick that lies on a concrete base. This beautifully decorated structure is added to the National Historic Places in 1991 and is a great tourist attraction.
Part of the Delaware County Library System, the Memorial Library of Radnor Township offers a wide range of services and a varied selection of materials seven days a week.
Housing a collection of over 300 animals that reflect 100 species altogether is the Elmwood Park Zoo. Consisting of various entertainment activities like shopping, shows, giraffe feeding, barn feeding, playground, face painting, horse back riding, and live animal encounters, etc. This is a best place to celebrate a kids birthday party as the enjoyment and excitement is of a different level among the kids. The zoo welcomes around 150,000 visitors every year.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Mill Grove was the first American home of artist, author and naturalist, John James Audubon. This 175-acre estate serves as an educational center of the National Audubon Society. A haven for birds and wildlife, the property features more than seven miles of trails and fantastic views of Perkiomen Creek. The museum in the historic three-story stone farmhouse contains original Audubon prints, oil paintings, and other Audubon items.
Operated by the Montgomery County Department of Parks, Norristown Farm Park features many farm fields, a paved hiking/biking trail, historic structures, and Stoney Creek, a stocked trout stream.
Enjoy the beauty and art of horticulture at the pleasure garden, Chanticleer Garden. A 35-acre (14-hectare) public botanical garden that dates back to the early 20th Century, this landscape has artistry in full bloom. It is a breathtaking spread of flora, trees and lawns that have been planted to perfection. The garden's gate has been created with carved stone roosters, better known as chanticleers in French, from where it gets its name. It is open from April to October. The house and grounds were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The St. David's Episcopal Church is a quaint little church built in 1715. Encompassing an area of 1 acre (0.40 hectare), it has been functional ever since its birth. Regular services and religions ceremonies are conducted at the church even today.
Joseph Sinnott Mansion is a historic abode positioned at the campus of the renowned Rosemont College in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It stands two and a half stories high and looks stellar with its brick foundation laid in typical Renaissance Revival/Chateauesque style. It has been the centerpiece of the college and is one of the finest institutions. With its aesthetic beauty and spellbinding construction, it stands as an attraction for many. Bragging of period furniture, the mansion is a much sought after sight for dinners and receptions. It also provides overnight lodging for guests.
Haverford College was originally established in 1833 as an all male educational institution based on Quaker Values. Although the college is now co-ed and has no official religious affiliation, the influence of its historical ties to the Quakers can be seen even today. This private institution offers a range of undergraduate programs and boasts excellent facilities. Its curriculum allows for flexibility and diversity, allowing each student to explore his potential and interests. The professors work closely with their students and emphasis is laid on the holistic development of the student. Haverford is part of the Tri-College Consortium along with Bryn Mawr College and Swarthmore College, and is considered to be one of the foremost Liberal Arts institutions in the country.
The Kuster Mill is a historic fulling mill built in 1702. Spread over an area of 8 acres (3.2 hectares), it stands tall in the small town of Collegeville . Although no longer in use, the mill building is very well maintained and designated as a historic structure because of its history and rich architecture. The mill also has a few smaller buildings by its side, which are part of the mill complex.