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Brandywine Battlefield

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
County of Delaware.
Brandywine Battlefield Park
National Register Number: 66000660
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - battle site. The threat level was Threatened in
Congressional District: PA-16 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Park protects part of battlefield..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 20, 1961):
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.

With the majority of the landmark being under private ownership, there are constant threats by housing development and road improvement projects.

100 acres have been purchased by a local conservancy group to protect them as open space.

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