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Near West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birmingham Friends Meeting House

 
 
Birmingham Friends Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Birmingham Friends Meeting House Marker
Inscription.
Erected in 1763
Used as a hospital after
The Battle of Brandywine
September 11, 1777

 
Erected 1915 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Chester and Delaware County Historical Societies.
 
Location. 39° 54.339′ N, 75° 35.677′ W. Marker is near West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on S. Birmingham Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Birmingham Meeting House. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19382, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Friends School at Birmingham Meeting House (here, next to this marker); On This Native Stone (a few steps from this marker); First Defense Line (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peace Garden at Birmingham (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen's Lafayette and Pulaski (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Those Who Fell (within shouting distance of this marker); Birmingham Hill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Brandywine (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Related markers.
Birmingham Friends Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Birmingham Friends Meeting House
Note the stone steps for boarding a carriage.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dr. William Darlington. (Submitted on March 30, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Birmingham Friends Meeting House - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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Birmingham Friends Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 29, 2011
3. Birmingham Friends Meeting House Marker
Birmingham-Laffette Cemetery Wall image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 29, 2011
4. Birmingham-Laffette Cemetery Wall
Note two of the three markers at this site are visible.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,872 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on March 30, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on March 30, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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