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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Location of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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| Dedicated to the
veterans in this
area who served our
country with honor — — Map (db m23757) WM|
William Bird c 1706-1761
In 1751, William Bird, pioneer ironmaster, built the stone mansion which now houses the Birdsboro Community Memorial Center. The home which faced the Schuylkill River, was conveniently situated across . . . — — Map (db m160550) HM|
William Bird First Settler
Founded 1740 — — Map (db m23767) HM|
| Why steel in Birdsboro?
Edward and George Brooke, descendants of Ironmaster William Bird, established the Birdsboro Iron Foundry Company in 1867. With the advent of steel, the name was changed to Birdsboro Steel Foundry and Machine Company . . . — — Map (db m160549) HM|
The trailhead here at Birdsboro was developed for use by trail users through the efforts of the Community of Birdsboro and Schuylkill River Heritage Area. The trailhead provides visitors with easy access and . . . — — Map (db m160540) HM|
| Roll of Honor
World War 1917-1918
[Died in service]
Clymer Green J. William Lutz
[Names of others who served follows]
Erected & Dedicated Dec. 13, 1919 — — Map (db m23755) WM|
|By the mid nineteenth century, the industrial iron community of Birds-Borough had developed into an area with distinctly organized neighborhoods. Each had its own pride and identity, each its own ethnic character, and each its own special title. . . . — — Map (db m158350) HM|
| To commemorate the patriotism and perpetuate
the names of those who served with honor
in World War II
[Died in service]
[Honor Roll follows] — — Map (db m23752) WM|
By the early 1870s, the company store at the Bird Mansion outgrew its allotted space. To solve the problem, the Brooke interest, which had taken over the local iron business, authorized the construction of a larger facility on the southwest . . . — — Map (db m160555) HM|