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Brandywine Battlefield

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Address: 1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-7369
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+1 610-459-3342

This site marks the spot where the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine...

This site marks the spot where the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine was fought.

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Couldn't have been better

The only way it would be better is if the "Washington house" was the actual house that Washington stayed in and used as his head quarters, and the reproduction. Also the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Battlefield is small and not much to see or explore, nothing like Gettysburg. It was a very cold day when I visited, so I didn't get to walk around and the visitor center looked closed but I heard it gives you a lot of information when you go into it.

Thank Harry K
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143 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have been to Gettysburg or a comparable Civil War battlefield, then this Revolutionary War site will leave a lot to be desired. The land is beautiful and some of the houses restored, but there is not much to see. No monuments or placards telling you where parts of the battle happened. In fact, one of the information markers... More 

Thank crazyhorse30
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only way it would be better is if the "Washington house" was the actual house that Washington stayed in and used as his head quarters, and the reproduction. Also the Washington coat and hat in the house are way to small for a man of his size.

Thank Moses M
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I was running errands and needed to stretch my legs.......that is when I stumbled upon this Battlefield. Not much to see, but interesting enough for history buffs. Plus you can get some pretty cool pics here with family for holiday cards 😉

Thank Lissa3891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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135 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

It's actually a huge part of British and American History. The largest battle of the Revolutionary War took place here. In addition to the war, you see what life was like during the 17th and early 18th century America. Beautiful grounds and very nice tour guides.

Thank LydiaK313
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A memorial to a time when the struggle for freedom cost so many lives. This is a beautiful setting to sit and meditate on America's Freedom.

Thank Hannah T
Somerville, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stopped at the end of a day touring gardens. Stopped at the visitor center and then drove to the graveyard as the houses had just closed for the day.

Thank Rosemary B
Plattsburgh, New York
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142 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our step on guide was spectacular - his knowledge in every aspect of the Brandywine Battle is mind blowing. Friendly, nice gentleman that made the tour and visit awesome. We first watched a video which is a nice introduction to the battle.

Thank Angela H
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

When my husband and I got married we wanted to do something a bit different for our wedding pictures and since we lived in Delaware County our entire lives we were familiar with Brandywine Battlefield. We got married down he road from the battlefield and my dad is a huge history buff so this just made sense. Having the Gilpin... More 

Thank LaurenEA91
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

First we watched the video in the Visitor's Ctr and it provided an interesting, informative background to the battle in the surrounding area. Then we went over to Washington's Headquarters. Our guide had been working for the park for only a few months and didn't have a set speech for the tour. He seemed to be looking around at the... More 

Thank Jennifer W

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