Winterthur in March Brings Spring Events

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Winterthur’s museum, gardens and library are a prefect place to see Spring bloom into action. In March, Winterthur offers numerous events for guests and it is only about 13 miles from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast. In the Winterthur Galleries, visitors can view A … Continue reading

4 Wineries to Visit at Barrels on the Brandywine

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Stay at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast during any weekend in March and enjoy the spirits of local wineries at Barrels on the Brandywine. Hurry and grab your wine glass though because its the final month of Barrels on the Brandywine … Continue reading

American Revolutionary Soldiers Cemetery Chester County Pennsylvania

Most of you are familiar with George Washington and his troops spending the winter at Valley Forge.  We also have nearby the Brandywine Valley Battlefield where the largest battle of American Revolutionary War was fought.  Few people know there is … Continue reading

Yuletide at Winterthur

The Marlboro Room at Winterthur where the family gathered to unwrap their packages.

The Brandywine Valley is blessed with a multitude of beautiful attractions during the Christmas season.   Everyone knows of Longwood Gardens, of course.  Other du Pont estates in our area include Hagley and Nemours Mansion and Gardens.  The  One of the most spectacular … Continue reading

Why does Huffington Post Recommend Staying at Bed & Breakfasts

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Just had to share the article from Huffington Post from April of 2014.  You can’t get a much better recommendation than the Huffington post.   It points out that the old ideas of a bed and breakfast such as sharing … Continue reading

The Civil War Homefront: a Sunday Afternoon at Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast

Visit the home of Civil War Quartermaster General to Abraham Lincoln. Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast was built by the father of General Montgomery Meigs, Charles Delucena Meigs in 1856. Continue reading