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Birmingham Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On This Native Stone

 
 
On This Native Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 17, 2014
1. On This Native Stone Marker
Inscription.  On this native stone rested one corner of the first Meeting House at Birmingham built cedar logs with a flintstone in center of it upon which they burnt charcoal to heat the meeting, erected 1721.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1721.
 
Location. 39° 54.333′ N, 75° 35.667′ W. Marker is in Birmingham Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from Birmingham Road. Located within the Birmingham Friends Meeting House Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1245 Birmingham Rd, West Chester PA 19382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Friends School at Birmingham Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Birmingham Friends Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); First Defense Line (a few steps from this marker); The Peace Garden at Birmingham (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Those Who Fell (within shouting distance of this
Marker, with stone. image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 17, 2014
2. Marker, with stone.
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marker); Gen's Lafayette and Pulaski (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of the Brandywine Foot Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birmingham Hill (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham Township.
 
Marker, Stone, with Birmingham Friends Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 17, 2014
3. Marker, Stone, with Birmingham Friends Meeting House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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