Attractions

Gardens in Brandywine Valley

Longwood Gardens

Pierre du Pont, the great-grandson of the DuPont chemical company founder, began designing this property in 1906 with the grand gardens of Europe in mind – especially French and Italian ones. Virtually every inch of…
Museum in Brandywine Valley

Brandywine River Museum of Art

This showcase of American artwork includes the work of the Brandywine School: Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish and the Wyeths (NC, Andrew and Jamie). NC Wyeth's illustrations for popular books such as The Last of the M…
Historic Site in Brandywine Valley

Valley Forge National Historic Park

After defeat at the Battle of Brandywine Creek and the British occupation of Philadelphia in 1777, General Washington and 12,000 continental troops retreated to Valley Forge. Today, this scad of misty woods – site o…
Historic Building in Brandywine Valley

Washington's Headquarters

A major draw in the National Historic Park is this stone building, where General George Washington plotted his military and political maneuvers during his six-month stay in Valley Forge. There are historical and arc…