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Near Pocono Lake in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wagner's Tree Farm

 
 
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By Rick Bodenschatz, September 10, 2016
1. Wagner's Tree Farm Marker
Inscription. In 1888, George E. Wagner founded this tree farm on 1,700 acres. He and his son, Sterling R. Wagner, achieved recognition in the fields of forestry and conservation. A WB&E rail spur provided an outlet for forest products, coal, blueberries, and 1,500 Christmas trees annually. A partner in local and civic business, he pioneered the planning of the Township.
 
Erected by John E. Kerrick.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania History Tour marker series.
 
Location. 41° 7.164′ N, 75° 31.565′ W. Marker is near Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on PA Route 940 (Pennsylvania Route 940), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the pull-off just west of Wagner's Run bridge crossing Route 940, less than 2 miles from Pocono Lake causeway. Electric company sub-station just to the east of the marker site. Marker is in this post office area: Pocono Lake PA 18347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Locust Ridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Lumbering Industry (approx. 2.2 miles away); Salem United Church of Christ
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By Rick Bodenschatz, September 10, 2016
2. Wagner's Tree Farm Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Historic Pocono Lake Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Stagecoach Inn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tobyhanna Township (approx. 3.1 miles away); Summer Youth Camps (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lutherland (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureEnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry
 
Wagner's Tree Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz
3. Wagner's Tree Farm Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 13, 2016.
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