John Chad House

The Chad House, which was built by John Wyeth, Jr. The house was built after 1712 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 11, 1971.
for John Chads , is located in Chadds Ford.  During the Battle of Brandywine General Wilhelm von Knyphausen's division feigned a direct attack across the Brandywine near the ferry built by Chad, and exchanged cannon fire with George Washington's forces in fortified positions above the house. Chads' widow Elizabeth remained in the house throughout the battle, watching troop movements from her attic windows. She survived until 1791.