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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,179 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.