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Brandywine Battlefield

1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-7369
+1 610-459-3342
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Small Battlefield

Have been passing by this battle site for years and finely caught it when it was open. This is a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
thesnowman
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conn
kind of misleading and full of missed potential

The "battlefield" is not where the signs take you when visiting here, it's actually a kind of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
cookmefud
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Pennsylvania
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This site marks the spot where the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine was fought.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-7369
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+1 610-459-3342
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been passing by this battle site for years and finely caught it when it was open. This is a very small sight jut the visitor center and two historical homes. Vistor center has a mid sized museum of Revolation War matreals some what old...More

Thank thesnowman
Reviewed 6 days ago

The "battlefield" is not where the signs take you when visiting here, it's actually a kind of overgrown and patchwork 10 acre site that was washington's headquarters and some other buildings. The roads on the site are not clearly marked, are kind of wonky, and...More

Thank cookmefud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was blown away to learn about this epic battle in the larger context of the Revolutionary War. This was not one they taught you in school. Quite interesting in terms of its location, scale and place in the history books.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Local educational stop for children of all ages. So much history surrounds this area of Pennsylvania. Worth the stop.

1  Thank Beth I
Reviewed 20 May 2017

For as important a place as Brandywine is, the Battlefield as an attraction felt like a colossal waste of potential. Washington's Headquarters was interesting and all, but the one at Valley Forge was better. The grounds also need better upkeep, as the grass is overgrown....More

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We watched the movie and paid for a tour of Washington's headquarters, which was only so-so. You can do a self-guided tour and get as much out of it. I was disappointed that the other buildings were no longer available to tour, but we still...More

1  Thank JerseyShoreGma
Reviewed 9 January 2017

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...More

Thank Harry K
Reviewed 6 January 2017

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...More

Thank Crazyhorse30
Reviewed 22 December 2016

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...More

Thank Moses M
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
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