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Before the Battle of Brandywine, Washington was in Wilmington

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Washington watches the Continental Army pass the Crooked Billet Tavern at Centre Road and Kennett Pike on Sept. 9, 1777. A Wilmington history buff has uncovered many of the roads and paths General George Washington marched Continental Army troops along en route to Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania for the 1777 Battle of Brandywine. Retired Army officer and University of Delaware graduate …

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Man biking along 1781 route of French soldiers to stop in Wilmington

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Sal Lilienthal   A Connecticut man is traveling nearly 700 miles by bicycle and kayak to retrace the routes of George Washington and France’s Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau during the Revolutionary War.  Sal Lilienthal is a history buff, author and owner of Bicycle Tour Co. in Kent, Connecticut.  His voyage will bring him through northern Delaware Sunday, …