In 1704, Quakers William Jr. and Jane Brinton completed construction of this stone family home, in which their descendants lived for the majority of its existence. The family, which includes notable figures such as General George McClellan, attorney Isabelle Darlington, and President Richard Nixon, continues stewardship of the structure today.
The building is one of the few surviving structures from the Battle of Brandywine, and underwent The home was heavily restored in the 1950s, and now represents a 20th century interpretation of its earliest configuration. The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the home was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1968.
one of the few extant structures today from the Battle of Brandywine. The architecture of the home has undergone a series of alterations, representing the changing tastes and needs of its occupants. The home was heavily restored in the 1950s, and now represents a 20th century interpretation of the original 1704 configuration.