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We had an outstanding tour guide as we visited the Ring and Gilpin houses. The Ring house is where... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
James M
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Bay Village, Ohio
Affordable interesting 2-3 hour visit

Very few visitors on a Sunday when they opened at noon. Plenty of parking and easy access with turn... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
ihorr2015
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Wilmington, United States
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This site marks the spot where the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine was fought.
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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 3 days ago

This was a very enjoyable experience even though I'm not a history buff. Be sure to watch the short video at the visitors center before touring the houses and tour the museum afterwards. My tour guide, Mark, was very knowledgeable about the site and the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We had an outstanding tour guide as we visited the Ring and Gilpin houses. The Ring house is where Washington and his officers were housed during the battle (9/1777) and Gilpin house is rumored to be where Lafayette was housed (but that was debunked). Lots...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

The Brandywine Battlefield park is a seasonal park that is only open from the late spring until the late fall. Admission is free. There are several historic homes on the property. The volunteers are very knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Very few visitors on a Sunday when they opened at noon. Plenty of parking and easy access with turn around for buses and RVs. Only $3 to see an excellent 15 minute film of the history of this site. We did not tour the two...More

Thank ihorr2015
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the film and museum and then had a guided tour of the George Gilpin house. This house was commandeered by the British General Howe during the battle of Brandywine.

Thank Qtfish
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We drove though to take a look at the battlefield because we had been in Valley Forge the day before. I don't mind it being small but there are very few signs or information to tell you what anything is and we had no idea...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The guide was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions. As my husband and I were the only two on the tour, Ralph was more than willing to talk with us about my husband's 4th great grandfather's involvement in the Revolutionary War. For us, that made our...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Found this to be very interesting. Trying to imagine the times all this was going on... OMG.. There is a lot of history in this area and up through Paoli.

Thank BobMcGowan
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The small park and visitor center are worth a stop if you're headed for Valley Forge (as I was), because it is the preview to the next chapter in the history of the Revolutionary War. There isn't much to see, though, and no way to...More

1  Thank jmch491
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Good palace to visit because of the historical importance.It is not a must see. If you are in the area it is goood to stop by. Nice place for a picninc

1  Thank Luis M
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