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West Chester 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.
 
Location. 39° 54.333′ N, 75° 35.667′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from S. Birmingham Road. Touch for map. Located within the Birmingham Friends Meeting House Cemetery. 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 (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); Gen's Lafayette and Pulaski (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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker, with stone. image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, May 17, 2014
2. Marker, with stone.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 49 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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