A historic outpost for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania is part of the Valley Forge region and offers many fun and exciting ways to step back in time and explore history without venturing far from home. The Courts at Spring Mill community is located just minutes from some of the fun attractions that helped shape the future of the country.
Edwards-Freeman Nut Company
Filled from floor to ceiling with an assortment of chocolates, candy covered nuts, glazed dried fruit, and other snack foods, Edwards-Freeman Nut Company offers a large selection of contemporary and vintage candy as well as a museum that pays tribute to peanuts and coveted sweet and savory treats. Edwards-Freeman Nut Company was founded in 1899 as a peanut butter manufacturer and has expanded over the years to include new age candy as well as the hard to find classics of times past.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Walk in the footsteps of former President George Washington and other iconic figures of the Continental Army when visiting Valley Forge National Historical Park. This military encampment was used in the years 1777 to 1778 and offers visitors a unique look at the history of America. You can stroll through former President George Washington's Headquarters, check out over 1600 artifacts at the museum, and pay tribute to lives lost during the war at the Washington Memorial Chapel.
A true Colonial style masterpiece, the Harriton House was constructed in 1704 and was home to Continental Congressman Charles Thomson. This historic home and plantation is open to the public and serves as a museum that celebrates the early years of America. While you are there, you can admire fine architecture and craftsmanship as well as learn about farming in the region.
If you have a profound love of history and want to explore all that Conshohocken has to offer, contact us today to schedule a tour of our community and learn more about these iconic attractions.