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

Osborne Hill

 
 
Osborne Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Parker Leake, September 12, 2014
1. Osborne Hill Marker
Inscription.
Est 1740
General Howe
Command Post
September 11, 1777

 
Location. 39° 55.36′ N, 75° 36.526′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Birmingham Road and Country Club Road. Touch for map. The gate post is on private property. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Osborne's Hill (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of Isaac Sharpless (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Brandywine (approx. one mile away); Sconnelltown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gen's Lafayette and Pulaski (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Peace Garden at Birmingham (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Friends School at Birmingham Meeting House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birmingham Friends Meeting House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker is on the gate post in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith
2. Marker is on the gate post in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on December 16, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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