Did a messenger relay a bad intelligence or did he lie when he told General Sullivan about seeing no enemy on the road to the ford which the British Crossed the Brandywine Creek? Find out which foreign commander lead Sullivan’s troops in a long march that could have prevented the disaster at Birmingham Hill. The bitter fighting on Birmingham Hill drove the Americans from the field, but their heroic defensive stand saved Washington’s army from destruction and proved that the nascent Continental foot soldiers could stand toe-to-toe with their foe. Learn new facts about the Battle of Brandywine and the impact that battle had on America on Monday, October 12th as author Michael Harris presents his book Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, September 11, 1777.
Our lectures have proved to be very popular and we strongly recommend that you book your seat now.
The all inclusive admission price is $49 per person which includes the 18th century American Fare Buffet, all soft beverages and coffee, family style sweets during the question and answer session, all tax and gratuities, the lecture, and a donation to help support the Paoli Battlefield Historical Park.
Your admission also includes a raffle ticket for a chance to win a night’s stay at the General Warren Inne. There will be one winner drawn at each lecture.
Michael did 7 years of research as park ranger at the Brandywine Battlefield. He spent 9 years writing and compiling all of this research into this book.