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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 (358) 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(358) Lancaster County (358)  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 (358)
    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
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345/725) at School Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Dedicated to the veterans in this area who served our country with honorMap (db m23757) WM
2Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Bird Mansion
On East Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345/724) just east of North Mill Street, on the left when traveling east.
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]
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345/724), on the right when traveling east.
Named for William Bird First Settler Founded 1740Map (db m23767) HM
4Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Birdsboro SteelSchuylkill River Trail
On Schuylkill River Trail 0.2 miles east of Armorcast Road, on the left when traveling east.
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 —
On East Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345) just west of North Water Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345/724) at Mill Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
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
On Water Street at East Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 724/345), on the right when traveling south on Water Street.
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
On Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345) at School Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
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
On North Mill Street just south of East Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 345/724), on the right when traveling south.
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
 
May. 18, 2021