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A Tale of Two Treasures: Horace Pippin’s Birmingham Meeting House in Summertime and Birmingham Hill Preserve

A Tale of Two Treasures: Horace Pippin’s Birmingham Meeting House in Summertime and Birmingham Hill Preserve

Join Curator Audrey Lewis and Manager for Municipal Assistance Sheila Fleming as they explore two of Brandywine’s great treasures: Horace Pippin’s painting, Birmingham Meeting House in Summertime and the Birmingham Hill Preserve.  

Pippin, a West Chester native and World War I veteran, created four versions of this compelling subject, which may have had personal significance for the artist. Built in the mid-1700s, the Birmingham Meeting House is located within sight of Birmingham Hill, the location of some of the fiercest fighting during the Battle of Brandywine and now a Brandywine Conservancy Preserve.