Presidents Day Trivia
Both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln had ties to the local area.
1. While encamped in Kulpsville, George Washington mourned the loss of which of his senior officers, who had been grievously wounded at the Battle of Germantown a few days earlier?
2. An early December 1777 battle served as a holding action for the Continental Army, causing the British to retreat into Philadelphia for the winter and allowing George Washington to establish his camp at Valley Forge. In and around which modern Montgomery County municipality did this battle take place?
3. Which private home, still standing today in the Linfield section of Limerick Township, was briefly the headquarters for the Continental Army in September 1777?
4. Mary Todd Lincoln had roots in the Norristown area. Her great-grandfather, a Revolutionary War general, built which plantation house that remains a historic landmark to this day?