2014 Accomplishments

2014 Accomplishments: what your donations have supported

  • Over 2,000 hours of volunteer time given to keep the park open.
  • Four Events drew over 800 attendees to learn colonial history.
  • Summer History Camp had 91 campers ages 8 to 14.
  • Nine Colonial Days school programs reached 768 5th thru 8th graders.
  • Education Programs for young and old served 967 learners.
  • Battlefield Tours exposed 550 visitors to Brandywine’s historic landscape.
  • Our movie, museum and Washington’s HQ attracted 4452 tourists.
  • Provided internship opportunities for 2 students.
  • Added historic Robertson map to Education Room.
  • Enhanced Battle History section of website and added Preservation page.
  • Continued fiscally prudent operation with 89% of revenue to specific programs.  (The state of PA owns and maintains the park facilities.)
  • Museum shop now has a superb collection of historically relevant books and items.
  • A new iPad enhances Ring House (Washington’s HQ) tours.

Looking Ahead

  • Aluminum cannon carriage for the bronze 3 pounder barrel ready for delivery.
  • Paver installation in spring for demonstration area around the cannon.
  • Improvements to the Visitor Center by the state starting soon.
  • New interpretive exhibits in the Education Room.
  • Historic Ring House photo in restoration.
  • Bookings for Colonial Days, Education Programs, and Summer Camp open.
  • Event schedule for 2015 complete.