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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.)
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is next to the bridge at the NE corner of the Borough Hall parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 E. Main Street, 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. Birdsboro World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); American Legion Post 626 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baumstown World War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hopewell Village (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Penn (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birdsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Birdsboro. (Submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Welcome to the Keystone Marker Trust. The Keystone Marker Trust, established in 2010, is working to restore a part of Pennsylvania’s history. The non-profit organization is working to restore the Keystone Markers which are located at the entrances of municipalities and streams. The signs, which were placed in the 1920s and 1930s, have fallen into disrepair over the years. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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