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Kennett Local is designed to be a valuable resource for both residents and visitors alike. This website aims to uncover hidden gems and provide local knowledge on a wide range of topics. By visiting Kennett Local, you can get to know the educators and coaches who shape the future of our community, discover local businesses that you may have never known about, embark on new adventures in the area, and stay informed about the real estate market and neighborhoods in the area. We believe that by supporting Kennett Local, we can all play a role in strengthening our community.
Geographically positioned in the rolling hills of Southern Chester County and known to many as the Mushroom Capital of the World, Kennett Square sits in the heart of lush Brandywine Valley. Surrounded by diverse neighborhoods, our family-friendly downtown Kennett has much to offer. Becoming known for its live music scene, great local breweries, local artists, and modern wellness, all compliment Kennett’s incredible restaurants, coffee cafes, shops, boutiques. Just outside of town are many family-owned farms providing the freshest ingredients to our local restaurants and co-op programs. If one of the world’s great gardens, Longwood Gardens, isn’t enough, try our great hiking, mountain biking trails, river floats, or other Brandywine Valley attractions just minutes away.
Kennett Square served an important role in the nation’s history. Originally occupied by Lenape tribe members, British soldiers camped here during the Revolutionary War, the town served as a military encampment during the War of 1812 and many prominent citizens aided with the Underground Railroad all earning Kennett Square a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Drivable to the Pocono's, Jersey Shore, and Delaware beaches, and only 45 minutes from Philly and the Chesapeake Bay. This is a great place to visit and call home.
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