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

Daniel Brodhead

 
 
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By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Daniel Brodhead Marker
Inscription.  Settled here about 1738. Founder of the town, first called Dansbury. Lived here until 1755. His son Daniel became a Revolutionary War leader and later the State Surveyor General.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1738.
 
Location. 40° 59.545′ N, 75° 10.43′ W. Marker is in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Brown Street. The marker is located on the side walk of the Pocono Medical Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Stroudsburg PA 18301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alma Mater Statue (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gertrude Mary Smith Boddle (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dansbury Mission
Daniel Brodhead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Daniel Brodhead Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Col. Jacob Stroud (approx. ¾ mile away); Colonel Jacob Stroud (approx. ¾ mile away); McMichaels Creek (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Stroudsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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