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

McMichaels Creek

 
 
McMichaels Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
September 20, 2005
1. McMichaels Creek Marker
Inscription.  An important part of early Stroudsburg. About 1853, Ephraim Culver built a grist mill, only to see it burned by Indians. Later, more mills were built. Many were destroyed by floods. The present dam, believed to be built before 1884, diverted water to mills and factories along lower Main Street via a mill race which has long since been buried. Sept 1982
 
Erected 1982.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansNatural FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 40° 59.144′ N, 75° 11.448′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Ann Street near Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 191), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Stroudsburg United Methodist Church World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Penn (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. J. Newberry Company Stores
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(about 700 feet away); Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monroe County "Boys in Blue" Honored Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monroe County World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
McMichaels Creek Dam image. Click for full size.
September 20, 2005
2. McMichaels Creek Dam
The Broad Street bridge is on the upper left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2005, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,600 times since then and 123 times this year. Last updated on November 14, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2005.

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