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Birdsboro in Berks County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birdsboro

[Corporate Limit Marker]

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Birdsboro Marker
Inscription.  
Named for
William Bird First Settler
Founded 1740

 
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1740.
 
Location. 40° 15.984′ N, 75° 48.386′ W. Marker is in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, in Berks County. Marker is on Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345/724), on the right when traveling east. Marker is next to the bridge at the NE corner of the Borough Hall parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 E Main Street, Birdsboro PA 19508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bird Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Birdsboro World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mercantile (within shouting distance of this marker); Birdsboro Trailhead (within shouting distance of this marker); Neighborhoods (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Legion Post 626 Veterans Memorial
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
2. Birdsboro Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birdsboro Steel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birdsboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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