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Isaac Potts

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Popodikon, Philadelphia, PA
Death: Died in Cheltenham Farm, Montgomery, PA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Potts and Ruth Savage
Brother of Thomas Potts; Samuel Potts; John Potts; Martha Potts; David Potts and 8 others

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About Isaac Potts

It was at the house of Isaac Potts that General Washington had his headquarters during the memorable encampment at Valley Forge.

Valley Forge

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Potts' forge on the Valley Cree was burnt by theBritish at the outset of the Revoltion but: "Industry also rapidly returned to Valley Forge. While the war continued, the American government established a musket factory there. A British raiding party destroyed the old forges, but Isaac and David Potts together with their relative William Dewees soon built a new forge and dam and began operations at a rolling and slitting mill."

~ from: Valley Forge: Making and Remaking a National Symbol by Lorett Treese

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Isaac Potts's Timeline

1750
May 20, 1750
Popodikon, Philadelphia, PA
1803
June 15, 1803
Age 53
Cheltenham Farm, Montgomery, PA