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  Rivers of Middle-earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Brandywine was the eastern border of the Shire.
At the confluence of the rivers was the Elf haven of Edhellond.
The River Running was a major commerce route until the Smaug seized the Lonely Mountain from the Dwarves in 2770.
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 Battle of Brandywine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Brandywine was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 11, 1777 near Chadds Ford on Brandywine Creek in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Unloading the ships proved to be a logistical problem as the narrow river neck was shallow and muddy.
Washington chose the high ground near Chadds Ford to defend against the British, since Chadds Ford allowed safe passage across the Brandywine River on the road from Baltimore to Philadelphia.
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 Brandywine Battlefield - TheBrandywine.com: Your guide to the Brandywine Valley
Lafayette was quartered in the house of Gideon Gilpin, a Quaker farmer, whose property, along with that of Benjamin Ring, the Dilworthtown Inn and other area residences, was plundered by the British soldiers after the battle.
The Battle of Brandywine and the American Revolution are presented in the park's modern Visitor Center.
The Battle of Brandywine, an account of the battle published by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
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 Brandywine Battlefield: History of the Battle of the Brandywine
On the morning of September 9th Washington placed his troops along the Brandywine River to guard the main fords.
Washington believed that he had all of the fords along the Brandywine guarded by his troops and that the closest unguarded ford was twelve miles up-river.
Although the American army was forced to retreat after the Battle of Brandywine, the defeat did not demoralize the men.
ushistory.org /brandywine/thestory.htm   (831 words)

  
 Brandywine River Museum
Instead of trying to replicate encyclopedic collections of other museums, the Brandywine River Museum focuses its collections and exhibitions on American art of the 19th and 20th centuries and primarily art related to the heritage of its region.
In 1971, the Brandywine River Museum opened in the mill, which had been converted by architect James R. Grieves in harmony with the surrounding landscape and the region's history and art.
The staff of the Brandywine Conservancy selects plants that provide a succession of bloom from early Spring through the first frost, and each plant is located in a setting akin to its natural habitat: woodland, wetland, floodplain, or meadow.
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 Kennett House B&B, Kennett Square, PA - minutes from Longwood Gardens in the Brandywine Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Brandywine River Museum - Chadds Ford, PA The Brandywine Conservancy's Wildflower and Native Plant Gardens feature indigenous and some naturalized plants of the greater Brandywine region displayed in natural settings.
Brandywine River Museum - Chadds Ford, PA Situated on the banks of the Brandywine River in Chadds Ford, the museum houses the premier collection of three generations of the Wyeth family, as well as works by Howard Pyle and other important American illustrators.
Brandywine Battlefield - Chadds Ford, PA See artifacts that bring life to the Battle of Brandywine, times in which it was fought, people, Washington's Headquarters, and Lafayette's Quarters.
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 Brandywine River Hotel, in Historic Chadds Ford, Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania
The Brandywine River Hotel is located on the left side of the road, just past the intersection with Creek Road (formerly known as Route 100).
The Brandywine River Hotel is located on the right side of the road, just past the intersection with Creek Road (formerly known as Route 100).
The Brandywine River Hotel is located on the right side of the road, just before the intersection with Creek Road (formerly known as Route 100).
www.brandywineriverhotel.com   (1106 words)

  
 Brandywine Battlefield: Brandywine Battlefield Educational Resources
Washington placed his troops along the Brandywine River to guard the main fords, or shallow places, where the river could be crossed.
Washington believed that he had all of the fords along the Brandywine guarded by his troops and was confident the area was secure.
Brandywine Battlefield Park is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in cooperation with the Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates.
www.ushistory.org /brandywine/educ.htm   (1108 words)

  
 Brandywine River Museum
The Brandywine River Museum collects and preserves American art with primary emphasis on the art history of the Brandywine Valley, on American landscape and still life painting, and on illustration.
Within decades, well-known members of the Hudson River School, including Thomas Doughty, Edward Moran and Jasper Cropsey, had documented the distinctive beauty of the region and are now represented by works in the museum's collection.
Still life painting also has strong roots in the Brandywine region, particularly trompe l'oeil or "fool the eye" painting that was popular in the late 19th century.
www.brandywinemuseum.org /collect.html#Wyeths   (887 words)

  
 Brandywine Park - Wilmington State Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This picturesque park is the heart of Wilmington State Parks and runs along either side of the Brandywine River.
Brandywine Park is home to the Brandywine Zoo and Baynard Stadium.
The 12-acre zoo features Siberian tigers, river otters, and other animals native to the Americas and the temperate areas of Asia.
www.destateparks.com /wilmsp/brandywine.htm   (219 words)

  
 Gallery Guide ... Portal to the fine arts!
On September 11, 1777, on and near the banks of the Brandywine where the Brandywine River Museum now stands, the American army led by George Washington attempted to halt a larger force of British troops intent on capturing Philadelphia.
Yet the fierce battle, the deadliest to that date in the war for independence, metaphorically transformed the terrain, sanctifying the river and gently rolling farmland with the blood of patriotism.
John Vanderlyn's Washington and Lafayette at the Battle of Brandywine, lent by the Gilcrease Museum of Tulsa, OK, epitomizes the grand style of history painting prevalent in Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.
www.gallery-guide.com /2002-09/editorials/ph010.asp   (364 words)

  
 Battle of Brandywine
The latter chose the Brandywine River in Chadds Ford.
The Continentals reached the Brandywine on the 9th and camped on its east side.
Washington positioned his troops on the high ground east of the Brandywine River, a natural barrier and an excellent defensive position with advantageous high ground behind and thickly wooded slopes offering concealment.
www.chaddsfordhistory.org /history/battle.htm   (1539 words)

  
 Books about American rivers, Apalachicola to Diamond
His personal affection for the river is woven into this charming history of events that make the Brandywine one of America's most important small rivers.
The Battle of the Brandywine was a major confrontation in America's war for independence.
In Great River of the West historians and anthropologists consider a range of topics about the river, from Indian rock art, Chinook Jargon, and ethnobotany on the Columbia to literary and family history, the creation of an engineered river, and the inherent mythic power of place.
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 Brandywine Creek -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It rises in western (Click link for more info and facts about Chester County, Pennsylvania) Chester County, Pennsylvania, in two branches that unite approximately 10 mi (16 km) south of (Click link for more info and facts about Coatesville) Coatesville.
The confluence of the creek with the Christina was the site of the founding of (Click link for more info and facts about Fort Christina) Fort Christina, the first settlement of the (Click link for more info and facts about New Sweden) New Sweden colony, in 1638.
The creek lends its name to the 1777 (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Brandywine) Battle of Brandywine of the (The revolution of the American colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783) American Revolutionary War.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/br/brandywine_creek.htm   (232 words)

  
 Brandywine Valley Bed & Breakfast - Brandywine Valley B&B
Conveniently located in Delaware County, PA is close to Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Brandywine River Museum, Hagley Museum, Delaware Art Museum and the Nemours Mansion.
This historic mansion built in 1856, with later additions by renowned architect Charles Barton Kean in 1896, is situated near woodlands, gardens, and hiking trails.
Located in the Brandywine Valley, it is quietly tucked away among flowers and towering trees, yet is only minutes from all the Brandywine Valley attractions (Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum, Winterthur, Chaddsford Winery), Valley Forge, downtown Philadelphia, major universities, and the Philadelphia airport.
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 Attractions in the Brandywine Valley - Brandywine Valley Beds & Breakfasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eleutherian Mills was built in 1803 by E.I. du Pont, is set among 230 acres of trees and flowering shrubs and overlooks the Brandywine River.
Not only was this the first home of the du Pont family, but, the fl powder factories were built within walking distance of the house and the safety standards which were built into these plants has been carried through to the company's culture today.
On the banks of the Brandywine River in Chadds Ford, the museum houses the premier collection of three generations of the Wyeth family, as well as works by Howard Pyle and other important American illustrators.
www.bvbb.com /attractions.html   (1399 words)

  
 Artcom Museums Tour: Brandywine River Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Brandywine River Museum is a unique showcase of American art.
The museum's restaurant-cafe overlooks the meandering Brandywine River.
The Brandywine River Museum is located on U.S. Route 1, just south of PA Route 100, in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
www.artcom.com /Museums/nv/af/19317-b.htm   (417 words)

  
 Lehigh Valley Kids: Museum > Brandywine River Museum
Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.
Brandywine River Museum Website for the most current information.
To qualify for The Brandywine River Museum group rate, you have to have 15 or more in your party.
www.lehighvalleykids.com /museum/brandy.shtml   (202 words)

  
 N.C. Wyeth Catalogue Raisonné
The Brandywine River Museum's N.C. Wyeth Catalogue Raisonné is an extensive compilation of detailed information regarding one of America's foremost illustrators and painters, N.C. Wyeth.
Use the menu bar on the lefthand side of this screen to navigate through the different areas of the site, from entries on each of the known paintings and drawings by Wyeth to a virtual tour of his studio in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Brandywine River Museum, U.S. Route 1 and PA Route100, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317
www.ncwyeth.org   (235 words)

  
 N.C. Wyeth.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Midway between New York City and Washington, D.C., the Brandywine Valley is the perfect weekend getaway.
The Brandywine River Hotel is a pleasant, serviceable place to stay in Chadds Ford, although it lacks the charm and outdoor activities of smaller nearby inns and BandBs.
The Green Room for breakfast is pure Theodore Dreiser; at dinner in the Brandywine Room, you'll see one of N.C. Wyeth's great paintings, Island Funeral, hanging over the fireplace, flanked by notable works by his descendants.
www.ncwyeth.com /keystovalley.html   (1012 words)

  
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Southern Oregon fishing on the Rogue River (misspelled Rouge), Umpqua River, Sixes River, Chetco River and Elk River for Salmon, Steelhead and Chinook Salmon.
McKenzie River Reflections is the weekly newspaper serving Oregon's McKenzie River Valley.
River is being monitored for possible ice jam and flooding hazards.
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 Brandywine Valley Attractions
The Brandywine Valley is home to world-class museums, lavish "American castles", formal and natural gardens and several unique events.
Built in 1851 by Joseph Shipley, this Rural Gothic mansion museum is maintained on 72 of the original 300 acres along with the porter's lodge, gardener's cottage, barn and other outbuildings.
A 1704 grist mill, one of three operated in Concord Township, PA was built by Nicholas Newlin and his descendants.
www.thebrandywine.com /attractions   (582 words)

  
 Brandywine River Valley
But the Brandywine River Valley, just over the Maryland border between Delaware and Philadelphia, proved to be a rewarding choice, offering plenty of diversions for our two girls ages 5 and 9, as well for my wife and myself.
e chose to arrive early at the Brandywine River Museum, which boasts the most comprehensive collection of the Wyeths' art, before the crowds arrived.
Owned by the Brandywine Conservancy, the museum grounds are laid out with native wildflower gardens and a mile-long riverwalk which one can follow to the colonial period house of John Chads along a wooden walkway through the countryside.
www.familytravels.com /brandy.html   (1039 words)

  
 Brandywine Creek State Park
The lovely Brandywine Creek weaves its way through Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Delaware to join the Delaware River.
Over the years, the river has seen more than 100 mills on its banks, producing everything from flour, paper, fl powder, snuff, and textiles.
Today, the Brandywine River Valley is a major tourist area, attracting visitors from all across the United States to its beautiful rural landscape and its rich history.
www.trails.com /tcatalog_trail.asp?AffID=mz01&TrailID=BGN086-013   (151 words)

  
 The Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show; Maine Antique Digest, August 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The preview party on May 24, with good food and drink in a delightful setting as always, began in the museum courtyard and continued in the spaces overlooking the Brandywine on the second and third floors, where it was accompanied by good music.
Ambiance is important to the success of any show, and being at Brandywine is such a pleasant experience that many who came added to their enjoyment by buying something.
"I think we are going to miss the York show when it changes its dates," she said, adding that "the Brandywine is generally a show for local collectors." Then she pointed out that at a small show dealers have a better chance of doing nicely.
www.maineantiquedigest.com /articles/aug02/bran0802.htm   (847 words)

  
 Wilderness Canoe Trips - River Trips
The Brandywine River is an excellent river for first-timers or group trips because of it's meandering and gentle flow.
A canoe or kayak trip on the Brandywine can be one of the most relaxing, healthy, and enjoyable ways to spend a few hours or a full day.
We offer canoes, tandem and solo kayaks along with transportation to and from the river, safety equipment and advice.You can also grab an inner tube and let the river move you on a warm, lazy afternoon when you don't feel like moving a finger.
www.wildernesscanoetrips.com /trips.dws   (361 words)

  
 Ordinance No. ------ Agenda #1878
It shall be unlawful for any person in any manner to swim, bathe, or otherwise enter into the waters of the mill race south of, and adjacent to, the Brandywine River located within the City of Wilmington.
SYNOPSIS: This Ordinance is enacted for the primary purpose of preventing individuals from swimming in the Brandywine River mill race.
The mill race is a concrete structure filled with water which runs along the Brandywine River’s south bank through the Eighth and Second Districts.
www.ci.wilmington.de.us /legislation/ordinances/1878.htm   (377 words)

  
 Brandywine Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Brandywine Creek (also called the Brandywine River) is a tributary of the Christina River, approximately 20 mi (32 km) long, in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware in the United States.
It joins the Christina 1 mi (1.6 km) east of downtown Wilmington and approximately 2 mi (3 km) upstream from the mouth of the Christina on the Delaware River.
The creek lends its name to the 1777 Battle of Brandywine of the American Revolutionary War.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/B/Brandywine-Creek.htm   (254 words)

  
 zoointro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Brandywine Zoo, Delaware's only zoo, is owned and operated by Delaware State Parks in cooperation with the Delaware Zoological Society.
It is located in Wilmington, Delaware in the middle of the 180 acres of Brandywine Park, across from the Brandywine River and about 100 yards from
The Brandywine Zoo is open 365 days a year, from 10 a.m.
www.k12.de.us /warner/zoointro.htm   (107 words)

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