The 1777 Philadelphia Campaign

Historic Sites of the 1777 Philadelphia Campaign

"The Year of the Hangman"

July

Howe's fleet arrives

Sep 3

Battle of Cooch's Bridge

Sep 11

Battle of Brandywine

Sep 16

Battle of the Clouds

Sep 20

Battle of Paoli

Sep 26

Howe Captures Philadelphia

Sep 27

Continental Congress Flees Philadelphia

Oct 4

Battle of Germantown

Oct 22

Battle of Red Bank

Nov 2

Whitemarsh Encampment

Dec 5

Battle of Whitemarsh

Dec 19

Valley Forge

Battles & Encampments

September 3 – The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge

September 11 – The Battle of Brandywine

September 16 – The Battle of the Clouds (no Visitor’s Center)

September 20 – 21 – The Battle of Paoli (no Visitor’s Center)

October 4 – The Battle of Germantown

October 22 – The Battle of Redbank

November 2 – December 11 – Whitemarsh Encampment (annual reenactment hosted by Historic Hope Lodge)

December 5 – 8 – The Battle of Whitemarsh

December 19, 1777 – June 19, 1778 – Valley Forge Encampment

Auxiliary

1754 – York Colonial Courthouse (Reconstructed)

1777 – 1778 – Historic Yellow Springs (site of first Hospital commissioned by Continental Congress)

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