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

A. Mitchell Palmer

1872-1936

 
 
A. Mitchell Palmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. A. Mitchell Palmer Marker
Inscription. US Congressman, 1909- 1915, US Attorney General, 1919-1921, and contender for Democratic presidential nomination, 1920. As Attorney General, led “Palmer Raids” during the “Red Scare,” prosecuting those suspected of being anti-American. He practiced law in Stroudsburg.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.232′ N, 75° 11.699′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of North 7th Street and Sarah Street on North 7th Street. Click for map. The marker is located at the west entrance to the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Stroudsburg PA 18360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacob Stroud (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Penn (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); McMichaels Creek (approx. mile away); Stroud Mansion (approx. mile away); Fort Hamilton (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Fort Hamilton (approx. mile away); Col. Jacob Stroud (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
Also see . . .
A. Mitchell Palmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. A. Mitchell Palmer Marker

1. A. Mitchell Palmer - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. A. Mitchell Palmer - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
3. The Palmer Raids - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 11, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Monroe County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
3. Monroe County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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