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

Celebrate Our Flag’s 238th Birthday in Philadelphia

Betsy Ross holding the original flag in Philadelphia.

My how time flies.  This year is our flag’s 238th birthday and you don’t want to miss the celebration at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia.  Festivities begin June 13 and will continue will activities through the week until June … Continue reading

Brandywine Battlefield in the Brandywine Valley Open Again

Two hundred year old stone house

  Did you know that the largest battle fought during the American Revolution (or as the British refer to it The War for American Independence) was right here in the Brandywine Valley?  The British were trying to capture Philadelphia which … 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

Don’t Miss Historic Philadelphia While Visiting the Brandywine Valley

Did you know that Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast and the Brandywine Valley are only 30 minutes from Philadelphia?  It is an easy drive into the city or you can drive less than 10 minutes to the Elwyn Train Station which … Continue reading

Travels of the Red Chair Lands in the Brandywine Valley in Pennsylvania

Follow the travels of the Red Chair as it visits bed and breakfasts and inn across the United States. Continue reading

July 4 and Beyond in the Brandywine Valley

There is so much to do in the next few weeks in the Brandywine Valley.   Of course, one of the biggest and most popular is the fireworks and fountains show at Longwood Gardens.  Did you know Longwood was recently voted … Continue reading

Longwood Gardens Presents Pianist Olga Kern

  Enjoy an evening of the classics on Friday, April 15, 2011 in the conservatory at Longwood Gardens.  Olga Kern is the Russian Gold Medal winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano competition.  The program will include the music of … Continue reading