Pocono Pines in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Fire Company / The Clymer Library
The First Fire Company
Our library was founded in 1906 at the Pocono Pines Assembly and Summer Schools by Clara and Lee Clymer. In 1930, it moved to the high school near here. From 1958-1977, the library shared space with the firehouse. When our fire company moved, this building was remodeled for public use as the library’s new home. It was expanded in 1991 and again in 2000. The Clymer Library is sustained by volunteers, and was all volunteer for 88 years.
Erected 2017 by Tobyhanna Township Volunteer Fire Company.
Marker series. This marker Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania History Tour marker series.
Location. 41° 6.359′ N, 75° 28.553′ W. Marker is in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Firehouse Road east of Old Pennsylvania Route 940, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines PA 18350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Pocono Lake Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tobyhanna Township (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salem United Church of Christ (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ice Harvesting Industry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Summer Youth Camps (approx. half a mile away); Forest Products Industry (approx. half a mile away); Lutherland (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocono Pines.
Also see . . . The First Fire Company and Clymer Library Dedication Site. (Submitted on June 27, 2017, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2017, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2017, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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