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

Battle of Brandywine

 
 
Battle of Brandywine Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Battle of Brandywine Marker
Inscription. On Sept. 11, 1777, an American force of about 11,000 men, commanded by Washington, attempted to halt a British advance into Pennsylvania. The Americans were defeated near Chadds Ford on Brandywine Creek by approximately 18,000 British and Hessian troops under Howe.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 52.444′ N, 75° 34.649′ W. Marker is near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on US 1. Touch for map. 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. Christian C. Sanderson (within shouting distance of this marker); To Honor All Who Served in the Founding, Defense, and Preservation of Our Great Country (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Those Who Served in the Armed Forces (approx. ¼ mile away); Gideon Gilpin House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.3 miles away); The National Arborist Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lafayette’s Headquarters
Marker at Brandywine Battlefield Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2009
2. Marker at Brandywine Battlefield Park
Marker is located just past the entrance to the park, near the visitor center.
(approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Battle of Brandywine (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chadds Ford.
 
Regarding Battle of Brandywine. Marker is at the entrance to Brandywine Battlefield State Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Philadelphia Campaign 1777. (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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Visitor's Center Building image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
3. Visitor's Center Building
Brandywine Battlefield Park Visitors Center sign image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
4. Brandywine Battlefield Park Visitors Center sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,706 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on November 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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