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

Smithfield Church

 
 
Smithfield Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Smithfield Church Marker
Inscription. Believed to be the first of four early churches built by Dutch Settlers, it stood below the road toward the river. The log structure housed the Dutch Reformed congregation until it moved to the Old Stone Church in Shawnee ca. in 1752.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 1.568′ N, 75° 3.856′ W. Marker is in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on River Road (CR 2028). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Stroudsburg PA 18302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware Water Gap (approx. 0.6 miles away); This National Park Is Our Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wild & Scenic River (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Mine Road (approx. 2.1 miles away in New Jersey); Nicholas Depuy (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dutch Settlers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (approx. 3.9 miles away); Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Smithfield Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Smithfield Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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