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

Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument

1779 1943

 
 
Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Lassman, January 4, 2019
1. Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument
Inscription.  So called because of privations suffered by men of 2nd New York and 5th New Jersey Regiments of the Continental Line who encamped here while changing a wilderness trail into a military road to pave the way for Sullivan's Expedition against the Iroquois. An Unknown Soldier of the Revolution lies buried here.

Sponsored by Monroe County Historical Society
 
Erected by Monroe County Commissioners.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 41° 6.369′ N, 75° 26.622′ W. Marker is in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Sullivan Trail (Pennsylvania Route 4004) half a mile south of PA Route 940 (Pennsylvania Route 940). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocono Pines PA 18350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hungry Hill Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Wilkes-Barre and Eastern Railroad

Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 4, 2019
2. Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Naomi Pines House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pocono Pines Assembly (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lutherland (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Linnie Lee (approx. 1.2 miles away); Summer Youth Camps (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ice Harvesting Industry (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocono Pines.
 
Regarding Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument. The green metal Hungry Hill historical marker is at the same site.
 
Also see . . .  Hungry Hill Revolutionary War monument undergoing restoration, Pocono Record, 11/08/2007. (Submitted on August 7, 2019.)
 
Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument & Hungry Hill marker. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 4, 2019
3. Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument & Hungry Hill marker.
Hungry Hill marker. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 4, 2019
4. Hungry Hill marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2019. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022