Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates, Chadds Ford

Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site is a National Historical Landmark. The historic park was owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, on 50acre, near Chadds Ford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in the United States. It is part of the site of the Battle of Brandywine fought on September 11, 1777, during the American Revolution. The Battle of Brandywine covered more than ten square miles, or 35,000 acres. However, the modern park only covers 50 acres which served primarily as the Continental encampment the two days prior to the battle. The battle was a major victory for the British and enabled them to capture the city of Philadelphia. Brandywine Battlefield Park became a Pennsylvania State Park in 1949 and a National Historic Landmark in 1961.To the north, another part of the battlefield is maintained by Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania as "Battlefield of the Brandywine Park," or "Sandy Hollow Heritage Park." Much of the afternoon's fighting took place between Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse and Dilworthtown.
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  • If you're looking for the true blue battlefield you need to go to Birmingham Hill park and Sandy Hollow park. Put those in to your gps/google maps/whatever. Both parks have sweeping views of the battl...  more »
  • We went to the actual reenactment the day before so visiting this was especially cool. Very informative. Watched the movie and spent time in museum. Also walked around the houses.  more »
  • After visiting Valley Forge several years ago, we have wanted to visit Brandywine Battlefield. Nice visitor center with a short movie. Small, informative museum. Two houses to visit.  more »
  • Is peaceful there...and to think this countryside was a battlefield at one point in the history of this nation.
  • Small, pretty, picnic tables, but not a lot to see
  • Historic and beautiful: a great combination.
  • Perfect for a quick visit and history lesson of George Washington's battle failures.ūüėā. Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteer staff. Also the site of a beautiful 240 year old sycamore tree.
  • Very interesting tour from a knowledgeable staff.

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