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

Battle of Brandywine

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By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., January 11, 2020
1. Battle of Brandywine Marker
Inscription.  September 11, 1777 on this site and along this corridor, 800 continental soldiers under General "Scotch Willie" Maxwell engaged some 8000 British Troops. So began the Battle of Brandywine. Taking advantage of terrain and cover of woods, Maxwell's light infantry inflicted heavy losses on the British before retreating to positions east of the Brandywine.
Erected 1993 by Pennsbury Township Historical Commission.
Location. 39° 52.395′ N, 75° 37.927′ W. Marker is in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Independence Way south of Baltimore Pike (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 702 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford PA 19317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barns-Brinton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Barns-Brinton House (approx. half a mile away); Isaac & Dinah Mendenhall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Italian Water Garden (approx. 2 miles away); Gradient (Maple Tree), 2015
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Miss Gratz, 1984 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Helen, 1989 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Gradient (River Walk), 2015 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chadds Ford.
Categories. War, US Revolutionary

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 11, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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