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

Hollinshead House

 
 
Hollinshead House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2019
1. Hollinshead House Marker
Inscription.  

Jacob Stroud, the founder of
Stroudsburg, bequeathed this
property to his son Daniel who
later deeded it to his sister
Sarah and her husband
Dr. James Hollinshead. They
built the present house in 1829.

Their son, Stroud J. Hollinshead,
donated the adjoining land for
the original county courthouse
and contributed to its
construction. Stroudsburg
became the county seat in 1836.


 
Location. 40° 59.169′ N, 75° 11.681′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on 7th Street south of Monroe Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 North 7th Street, Stroudsburg PA 18360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe County World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Army of the Republic Wadsworth Post #150 (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting
Hollinshead House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2019
2. Hollinshead House and Marker
distance of this marker); 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County "Boys in Blue" Honored Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County (within shouting distance of this marker); A. Mitchell Palmer (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. James Hollinshead at Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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