Fort Washington State Park is located in Montgomery County, PA. It was camp for George Washington and the Continental Army before marching to Valley Forge.
The park is free to the public and is open daily from sunrise to sunset. The exact spot where Washington’s cannons stood has been turned into a State Park. A deck has been erected that overlooks the Wissahickon Valley. From here, you can walk in Washington’s footsteps as you look out toward Germantown. At the end of the deck, a special “wildlife area” is being nurtured. A public log shows sightings of nearly 60 different species of butterflies. The same holds true with birds. The end of the deck reveals a spectrum of song and humming birds numbering near 200. Every year volunteers conduct a raptor census while the hawks are migrating.
POTTSTOWN, PA — Sly Fox Brewing Company in located in Pottstown. They are open to the public every Sunday for free brewery tours.
“In July of 2012, Sly Fox Brewing Company opened up a tasting room at their newly established brewery in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The Sly Fox Tastin’ Room features a rotating menu of fresh beers and delicious fare in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere.”
Sunday Brewery Tour
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sly Fox Brewing Co., 331 Circle of Progress Drive, Pottstown, PA 19464
Plan your visit to the Pottstown Tastin’ Room on a weekend and get a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process. Free brewery tours start at 3pm every Sunday. Please call to reserve your spot. For additional information on this event, contact The Tastin’ Room @ 484-300-4644 for reservations.
PHOENIXVILLE, PA — the 13th Annual Phoenixville Firebird Festival was held on December 3, 2016. The entire town joins in the celebration with over 20 bands playing throughout the business district. What musicians were not playing inside could be found on the streets and marching in the parade. A drum brigade, firebird dancers and a marching band led the procession from town to the fire location. There a two-story tall wooden bird was set ablaze.