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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Birmingham Township, Pennsylvania
Location of Birmingham Township, Pennsylvania
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|The British attack on the American right wing began here late in the afternoon. After heavy fighting, the defense line which Sullivan formed hastily near Birmingham Meeting House was forced to retreat to Dilworthtown, 2 miles SE. Reinforcements from . . . — — Map (db m39590) HM|
| The American Right Flank Slows the British Advance General Adam Stephen’s 3rd and 4th Virginia Regiments situated on the far right end of the American line on the crest of the present day Sandy Hollow Heritage Park held their positions until . . . — — Map (db m167517) HM|
|Erected in 1763 Used as a hospital after The Battle of Brandywine September 11, 1777 — — Map (db m41301) HM|
|The Battle of Brandywine was the largest and longest battle of the American Revolution • At 4 am, September 11, 1777, British troops marched from Kennett Square towards the colonial capital of Philadelphia. • Gen. Washington positioned many of . . . — — Map (db m73804) HM|
1848 — 1920
President of Haverford College
1887 – 1917 — — Map (db m62393) HM|
|Brandywine Battlefield A Commonwealth Treasure For all to protect and preserve as the site of one of the major battles in the colonists’ fight for independence — — Map (db m41299) HM|
The Battle of Brandywine,
September 11, 1777, ended a short
distance southeast of this place.
The Pennsylvania Historical Commission
and the Chester and Delaware
County Historical Societies . . . — — Map (db m67281) HM|
|To mark the site of the first line of defense of the American Army at the Battle of the Brandywine 11 September 1777 — — Map (db m41300) HM|
Should days of brisk be forgot,
Although these days have fled.
Can we neglect the sacred spot,
Where Patriot Heroes bled?
An not those days of "old lang syne,"
We never can forget.
When with our sires to Brandywine,
Come gallant . . . — — Map (db m73844) WM|
|In memory of those who fell in the Battle of Brandywine Sept 11, 1777. Back of this in a common grave lay those who fell in this vicinity. — — Map (db m73830) HM WM|
|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. — — Map (db m73829) HM|
September 11, 1777 — — Map (db m77129) HM|
|From this ridge General Howe directed the movements of the British Army during the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777. — — Map (db m51472) HM|
|The Battle of Brandywine involved 28,000 soldiers in combat and was the largest and longest battle of the American Revolution • After marching 17 miles in 9 hours from Kennett Square, Gen. Howe’s army took a break for tea, to rest and refresh in . . . — — Map (db m73808) HM|
|Was established at this place about 1753. It was for many years under the care of John Forsythe, the First Head Master of Westtown Boarding School opened in 1799. Dr. William Darlington was a pupil at Birmingham. — — Map (db m8245) HM|
During the Battle of the Brandywine on September 11, 1777, the American Army used the walls of this Quaker Burial Ground in their first line of defense. Both armies used this meetinghouse of Quaker pacifists as a hospital. Behind the wall is the . . . — — Map (db m8244) HM|
| The Birthplace of the
William Darlington M.D.
1782 – 1863
Marked by the Chester County Historical Society
1913 — — Map (db m66709) HM|