Posts Tagged ‘Brandywine Battlefield Park’

Battlefield plan released

Years of research by members of the Brandywine Battlefield Task Force have resulted in a just released plan for the 35,000-acre battlefield area. Task Force Chairman Jeannine Speirs, a senior community planner for the Chester County Planning Commission, said it would take decades — 20-30 years — to implement everything in the plan. However, within the next five years ...

 
 

Questions arise over hosting weddings in Chadds Ford

Who can and can’t host weddings and other special events in Chadds Ford residential districts? While Chadds Ford Township is fighting a resident’s request to hold special events for profit at a private home, Brandywine Battlefield Park, also in a residential district, does host such events. Drew and Nicola Barnabei are involved in a zoning hearing in which they’re ...

 

Run for the park set for November

A 5-K run to benefit the Friends of the Brandywine Battlefield is scheduled for Nov. 2 at, appropriately enough, the park. Tyler Therriault, one of the event organizers, said the goal is to raise money to keep the Brandywine Battlefield Park operational, even without state money. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission stopped funding park operations in ...

 

Privatize the park

The legacy of the colonial soldiers who fought the Battle of Brandywine — and that of those who fought in all of the other battles in the American War of Independence — deserves to be preserved. So, It’s frustrating to hear that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania still doesn’t know what it wants to do with the Brandywine Battlefield Park. The park’s status is “up in ...