Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Partners to Host Public Meeting on Future of Brandywine Battlefield

Sep 28, 2011, 11:01 ET from Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), in cooperation with the Brandywine Battlefield Task Force, is hosting a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 at Brandywine Battlefield Park, 1491 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, to gather public input for the Brandywine Battlefield Preservation Plan.

The goal of this plan is to give the park a new, self-sustaining focus and determine the best way to use the historic site as it relates to the larger Battle of Brandywine story.

The meeting will include a discussion of land conservation, historic resources, historic interpretation and education, and public access and outreach.

Individuals interested in the future of Brandywine Battlefield Park and the surrounding historic resources and cultural landscape are encouraged to attend.

To RSVP, e-mail Rhonda Johnson at or call 717-787-7110. Please include your complete name and your organization or affiliation in your e-mail or telephone response.

The mission of the Brandywine Battlefield Task Force is to preserve and promote the Brandywine Battlefield and its cultural landscapes by coordinating public and private partnerships for resource preservation and land protection, raising public awareness about its cultural resources, and coordinating interpretation of the battle and its cultural landscape.

PHMC is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Media contact: Howard Pollman, 717-705-8639

SOURCE Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission