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Secondary Sources

Gifford, Edward S. The American Revolution in the Delaware Valley. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution, 1976.

Harris, Michael C. Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle That Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, September 11, 1777. First edition. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2014.

McGuire, Thomas J. Battle of Paoli. 1st ed. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000.

———. The Surprise of Germantown, Or, The Battle of Cliveden: October 4th, 1777. Philadelphia, PA : Gettysburg, PA: Cliveden of the National Trust for Historic Preservation ; Thomas Publications, 1994.

Gifford, Edward S. The American Revolution in the Delaware Valley. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution, 1976.

Harris, Michael C. Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle That Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, September 11, 1777. First edition. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2014.

McGuire, Thomas J. Battle of Paoli. 1st ed. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000.

———. The Surprise of Germantown, Or, The Battle of Cliveden: October 4th, 1777. Philadelphia, PA : Gettysburg, PA: Cliveden of the National Trust for Historic Preservation ; Thomas Publications, 1994.

Philadelphia Revolutionary War Commemorations

Philadelphia Area Revolutionary War Sites

Fort Mifflin

Fort Mifflin guarded the Delaware River approaches to the City of Philadephia. It is located next to the current day Philadephia International Airport on a plot of land once called Mud Island.  The fort was in use until the 20th century.

 

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