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Chadds Ford in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Brandywine

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Battle of Brandywine Marker
Inscription. The center of the American line, Wayne commanding, was near Chadds Ford and faced west. In late afternoon as Cornwallis was making the main assault on the American right wing, 3 miles north, Knyphausen's division of British and Hessians crossed Brandywine Creek, attacked Wayne and forced him to retreat.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 52.365′ N, 75° 35.303′ W. Marker is in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on US 1. Click for map. Marker is southwest of Brandywine Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Chadds Ford PA 19317, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The John Chads House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Chads Springhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named John Chads House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christian C. Sanderson (approx. half a mile away); To Honor All Who Served in the Founding, Defense, and Preservation of Our Great Country (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Brandywine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
2. Battle of Brandywine Marker
Marker is located on Route 1, about a ½ mile west of the Battlefield Park.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Served in the Armed Forces (approx. 0.8 miles away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chadds Ford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anthony Wayne - Man of Action. (Submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. History of the Battle of Brandywine. Brandywine Battlefield website. (Submitted on November 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,602 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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