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Brandywine Battlefield Park

Brandywine Battlefield Park

On September 11, 1777, the Patriot army under George Washington came face to face with the British forces under William Howe, resulting in the largest single engagement of the war. The resulting American defeat left Philadelphia undefended, which the British soon conquered. Today, visitors can watch reenactments of the battle on certain dates or follow a guided tour of the battlefield.

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