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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Berks County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Berks County, PA (257) Chester County, PA (236) Lancaster County, PA (348) Lebanon County, PA (75) Lehigh County, PA (105) Montgomery County, PA (234) Schuylkill County, PA (54)  BerksCounty(257) Berks County (257)  ChesterCounty(236) Chester County (236)  LancasterCounty(348) Lancaster County (348)  LebanonCounty(75) Lebanon County (75)  LehighCounty(105) Lehigh County (105)  MontgomeryCounty(234) Montgomery County (234)  SchuylkillCounty(54) Schuylkill County (54)
Location of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
    Berks County (257)
    Chester County (236)
    Lancaster County (348)
    Lebanon County (75)
    Lehigh County (105)
    Montgomery County (234)
    Schuylkill County (54)
 
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1Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — American Legion Post 626 Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the veterans in this area who served our country with honorMap (db m23757) WM
2Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Bird Mansion
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
3Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — 21 — Birdsboro[Corporate Limit Marker]
Named for William Bird First Settler Founded 1740Map (db m23767) HM
4Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Birdsboro SteelSchuylkill River Trail
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
5Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Birdsboro TrailheadSchuylkill River Trail — Berks County Thun Section —
Birdsboro Trailhead 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
6Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Birdsboro World War I Memorial
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, 1919Map (db m23755) WM
7Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Neighborhoods
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
8Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial
To commemorate the patriotism and perpetuate the names of those who served with honor in World War II [Died in service] Albert Bryan Lewis Kennedy Nick Piergrossi [Honor Roll follows]Map (db m23752) WM
9Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — The Mercantile
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
 
Apr. 20, 2021