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Stroudsburg in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dansbury Mission

 
 
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September 19, 2005
1. Dansbury Mission Marker
Inscription. Erected about 1744, by Daniel Brodhead, for use by Monrovian missionaries. Destroyed by the Indians in 1755, during the French and Indian War. The site adjoined the present cemetery.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. (Marker Number 396C.)
 
Location. 40° 59.424′ N, 75° 11.249′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 209), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Just past cemetery, outside the walls. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 Main Street, Stroudsburg PA 18360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Jacob Stroud (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Jacob Stroud (within shouting distance of this marker); McMichaels Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away); A. Mitchell Palmer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe County (approx. half a mile away); Jacob Stroud (approx. half a mile away); Fort Hamilton (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Dansbury Mission - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Dansbury Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
2. Dansbury Mission Marker
 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, French and Indian
 
Danbury Mission Cemetery image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
3. Danbury Mission Cemetery
 
 
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