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Strategic Landscapes Preservation Plan: Rearguard Defense and Strategic Retreat
Preserving the Brandywine Battlefield
Date Published: August 2015
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The plan investigates the landscapes in which military actions occurred in Delaware County during the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Brandywine, specifically a Strategic Retreat which took place in the area between Concord Meetinghouse and Thorntown and the Rearguard defense that was located near Dilworthtown. The document includes historical research, mapping, non-invasive archaeological analysis, and planning and interpretation strategies. Additionally, it explores how the battlefield can spur economic development efforts and reinforce historical organizations’ existing educational outreach programming.

Geographic Area:
Concord Township, Chadds Ford Township, Thornbury Township

For more information or to order this report, contact the Department at 610-891-5200 or



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