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High tech has also been added successfully to mix of fountains and fireworks. Computer technology has brought fountain shows into 21st century in a big way. Because Pierre du Pont was always looking to improve Longwood, it's easy to imagine him being thrilled knowing that his gardens still continue to dazzle visitors.
While you're in vicinity, you will want to visit Brandywine River Museum. The Brandywine River Museum is located in a Civil-War era grist mill thats been changed to a museum. This Museum is famously known for its collection of Wyeth family paintings. It's hard to imagine that in this country-like setting is one of largest and most comprehensive Wyeth collections in world.
The Museum changes its exhibits often. Many of paintings and other artwork are centered on Brandywine Valley area, as well as other areas of this region. It's quite an experience to be looking at a painting and being able to pinpoint location.
There are also many special events during year both indoor and outdoor, such as concerts, slide shows, crafts fairs. With all presentations, you'll be ready to eat sooner than later and there are Award winning restaurants both at Longwood and The Brandywine Museum. If you are looking for something else, there are plenty of national chain establishments and fast food and everything in between, all within a 10 minute drive.
With uniqueness of these amazing gardens, you~ll discover something that will make your visit a lasting memory, no matter what your interests are. Because of spectacular beauty of open landscapes and fascinating historical presence of area, people come back over and over,again and again .
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