Thursday, March 10, 2011

Charter Day at the Brandywine Battlefield

Sunday March 13th

Charter Day at the Brandywine Battlefield


Noon -4 pm


Charter Day marks the anniversary of the granting of Pennsylvania to William Penn from the King of England. This is our first event, of a soon to be event-filled year! Join us for a day of indoor activities & fun for you, your family & friends to enjoy!

~ Tours throughout the day in the Ring House, "Washington’s Headquarters" during the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777. You will learn of the pleasures & problems faced by the colonial residents here, as well as a number of other activities pertaining to 18th century life in our area.

In the Visitor's Center
~ Watch history come alive with a brand new map presentation, complete with troop movements on the day of the battle. Beginning with the first skirmish, concluding with the last shot fired & eventual withdrawal from the field that evening.
~ Read what Washington wrote to the Continental Congress late that night regarding the battle.




For more information: www.brandywinebattlefield.org

Location: Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site
1491 Baltimore Pike Chadds Ford, PA

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

Cos
t: free -**Donations help to keep their doors open for events like this to continue.


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