Near Birdsboro in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1682 - 1684
came farthest north
on Schuylkill River
fifty miles up
from the Falls of Schuylkill
to or near the mouth of Monocacy Creek
three fourth of a mile
south-[direction erased] of this marker
October 6, 1945
Erected 1926 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and The Historical Society of Berks County.
Location. 40° 16.426′ N, 75° 46.843′ W. Marker is near Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Benjamin Franklin Highway (U.S. 422) ¼ mile west of Limekiln Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 264 Benjamin Franklin Hwy (US 422), Birdsboro PA 19508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Boone (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 1.2 miles away); Baumstown World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial American Legion Post 626 Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hopewell Village (approx. 1.3 miles away); Daniel Boone Homestead (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Birdsboro.
Also see . . . William Penn, America's First Great Champion for Liberty and Peace. (Submitted on December 6, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration • Natural Features • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Peace •
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