brandywine battlefield

Day 48 – Delaware’s and Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Valley

Day 48 of Year Long Roadtrip Following Scenic Byways in the USA

Brandywine Battlefield

I left the house around 9 am this morning though could have stayed on the couch all day and watched football.  Our first stop of the day was the Brandywine Battlefield, where US troops under Washington’s guidance were out-maneuvered by British troops on September 11, 1777.  In preparation for the battle, Washington established his headquarters at the Benjamin Ring House, home of a Quaker farmer and miller, which was located near the Chadd’s Ford area. Continue reading “Day 48 – Delaware’s and Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Valley”