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

Col. Jacob Stroud

 
 
Col. Jacob Stroud Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
1. Col. Jacob Stroud Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of Col. Jacob Stroud, Born 1735, Died 1806, Founder of Stroudsburg; his son Daniel, appointed by his father as his successor to the Lordship of Stroudsburg; and the Revolutionary Soldiers buried herein.
 
Erected 1927 by Jacob Stroud Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution of Monroe County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1735.
 
Location. 40° 59.406′ N, 75° 11.256′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 209), on the right when traveling north. To the left of the entrance to the Dansbury Mission Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 Main Street, Stroudsburg PA 18360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Jacob Stroud (here, next to this marker); Dansbury Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial
Col. Jacob Stroud Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
2. Col. Jacob Stroud Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); McMichaels Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stroudsburg United Methodist Church World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
More about this marker. Bronze plaque on a stone marker.
 
Also see . . .  Stroudsburg History. (Submitted on November 11, 2005.)
 
Marker as seen from the street, at the gates of the old cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Laura Klotz, April 7, 2021
3. Marker as seen from the street, at the gates of the old cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2005. This page has been viewed 3,315 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2005.   3. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.

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