“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kennett Square in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Battle of Brandywine

Battle of Brandywine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 8, 2006
1. Battle of Brandywine Marker
Inscription. Howe planned two separate attacks against the American line. In early morning, the British Army divided here. Knyphausen’s troops went east to engage the center of the line at Chadd’s Ford, while a force under Cornwallis marched approximately 6 miles north, then 3 miles east, to outflank Washington’s right wing and to attack from the rear.
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number A48.)
Location. 39° 51.49′ N, 75° 41.387′ W. Marker is in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on East Baltimore Pike (Alternate U.S. 1) 0.2 miles east of McFarlan Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at the merge of the Kennett Square By-pass. Marker is in this post office area: Kennett Square PA 19348, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Brandywine (here, next to this marker); State Fencibles of Philadelphia Campsite (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pierre S. du Pont, Fountain Visionary (approx. 1.2 miles away); An Engineer's Garden (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indian Hannah Birthplace
Battle of Brandywine Markers image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 14, 2010
2. Battle of Brandywine Markers
(approx. 1.2 miles away); The Peirce - du Pont House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Peirce's Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Peirce's Woods (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennett Square.
Also see . . .
1. Brandywine Battlefield. (Submitted on August 15, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Battle of Brandywine (Army Divides) - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,413 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 15, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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