Underground Railroad Attractions in Philadelphia and Brandywine Valley

If you are interested in historic houses and the Underground Railroad this is definitely the area to visit.  Within 30 minutes of Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast there are four historic sites.  One is in Kennett Square and the other three … Continue reading

Pierre du Pont House Expansion at Longwood Celebrates 100 Years

Longwood Gardens

Pierre du Pont modernized what would later become Longwood Gardens in 1914 with heat, electricity and plumbing and constructed a two-story addition with a library and a courtyard conservatory. Du Pont added modern technology to the conservatory with sash windows … Continue reading

The Wrath of the Gods On Display at Art Museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, which is about 30 miles from Hamanassett, will display masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian in The Wrath of the Gods exhibit. The Wrath of the Gods, which runs through December 6, focuses on Peter Paul Rubens’s masterpiece, … Continue reading

History Surrounds Hamanassett

History of the U.S. and the Brandywine Valley

  There are numerous spots on the National Register of Historic Places right in our backyard. Spend an afternoon touring around town and learn about what once was. We’ve listed a few interesting historic spots below but scroll through the full … Continue reading

Andrew Wyeth Inspired Photos on Display at Brandywine River Museum

Branywine River Museum of Art

Los Angeles Artist James Welling’s photographs, which are inspired by Painter Andrew Wyeth are on display at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. The photos, which are on display through November, were shot in Pennsylvania and Maine–the same locations that … Continue reading

Old Fiddlers to Perform Aug. 8

FiddlersPicnic

The 87th Annual Chester County Old Fiddlers’ Picnic will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 8 at Hibernia Park, which is less than 30 miles from Hamanassett B&B. Bring your fiddle because groups and individuals are encouraged to … Continue reading