Chadds Ford, Del. County

Chadds Ford Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, founded by Frederick Dunaway. It is about 25 miles southwest of the center of Philadelphia. Prior to 1996, Chadds Ford Township was known as Birmingham Township; the name was changed. 

Chadds Ford was home to N.C. Wyeth, his son Andrew Wyeth, and grandson Jamie Wyeth. The Brandywine Battlefield  is located in the township, along with the Brandywine River Museum, which houses much of the Wyeth collection. 

The township is the westernmost in Delaware County and is bordered to the west by Chester County

U.S. Route 1 (Baltimore Pike) runs through the northern part of the township and intersects U.S. Routes 202 and 322 at Painters Crossroads on the township's eastern border. US 1 leads southwest toward Maryland,

History is evident in Chads Ford with the following; Brandywine Battlefield ParkBrandywine River Museum,, N. C. Wyeth House and Studio,, "The Mills", Andrew Wyeth home and studio, Kuerner FarmBrandywine Wildflower and Native Plant GardensChad House,Chadds Ford Historic DistrictChristian C. Sanderson MuseumChaddsford WineryGilpin HomesteadWilliam Painter FarmTwaddell's Mill and House.

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