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Brandywine Battlefield

Most of the Brandywine battlefield has been overrun by suburban residential developments between West Chester, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware.  The majority of the battle action took place south of modern day Street Road between U. S. Route 202 to the east and the Brandywine River to the west. The Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site sits on 46 acres of the former Continental Army encampment and offers many different programs and a self-guided driving tour. A museum and visitor center on a small portion of the preserved battlefield tell the stories of the fighting that took place there.

Brandywine Battlefield: What's Nearby

Chadds Ford, PA
Rev War  |  Battlefield
Brandywine Battlefield
Chadds Ford, PA
Rev War  |  Battlefield
Paoli Battlefield
Malvern, PA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Clarence Clark Park
Philadelphia, PA
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Delaware State Park
Delaware City, DE
Civil War  |  Cemetery
The Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia, PA
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia, PA
Civil War  |  Historical Society
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
The Johnson House Historic Site
Philadelphia, PA
Civil War  |  Museum
Grand Army of The Republic Civil War Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 116 acres at Brandywine Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Chadds Ford, PA | September 11, 1777
Result: British Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,887
American
1,300
British
587