Continental Army Campsite at Morton Homestead


100 Lincoln Ave., Ste 420
Prospect Park, PA 19076

Who?:  American
Units:  Continental Army
Direction:  South
Destination:  Yorktown, Virginia
Date:  September 3/4, 1781
Public Access:  Yes
Phone Number:  610-459-3342

Upon reaching Philadelphia some Continental Army troops did not cross the Schuykill but camped near where French forces would encamped the next day. A stop in the vicinity of the Darby Creek/Morton Homestead not quite six miles from the Schuykill seems the most likely stopping place.

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