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Washington's Headquarters - Benjamin Ring House | by Edna Barney
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Washington's Headquarters - Benjamin Ring House

On the eve of the Battle of Brandywine, George Washington established his headquarters in the home of a Quaker farmer and miller, Benjamin Ring. The house was near Chadd's Ford where the British were expected to cross the river. With superior tacts and knowledge of the terrain, the British easily outwitted General Washington and the Americans lost the battle September 11th, 1777.

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Taken on December 26, 2011