Brandywine Battlefield

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

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Description 

Here Washington's Continental army fought British forces under Lord Howe on September 11, 1777. Although the battle was an American defeat, the Continentals withstood the determined attack of British regulars, even while sustaining heavy losses. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 20, 1961

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000660
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic function
Fortification
Current functions
Museum; Park
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant year
1777
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing sites: 1