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

Summer Youth Camps

 
 
Summer Youth Camps Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rick Bodenschatz, July 11, 2
1. Summer Youth Camps Marker
Inscription.  After 1900, Pocono camps became popular destinations for children from outside this area. Recreation activities including swimming, boating, riding and sports. “Sleep away” experience was a first for most campers. Pocohanna, Owaissa, Acahela, Beaverbrook, Minsi, Nawakwa, Tunkhannock Chikigami and Pine Tree were beloved by generations.
Given in Honor of Dr. James G. and Martha Kitchen By The Kitchen-Diener Family
 
Erected 2016 by Marker Advocates of Tobyhanna Township.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania History Tour, Tobyhanna Township series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 41° 6.207′ N, 75° 28.07′ W. Marker is in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on State Street, on the right when traveling east. Located on the north side of the parking lot close to the entrance to Blanche D. Price Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Government Center Way, Pocono Pines, PA 18350, Pocono Pines PA 18350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
The Lodge & Tents, Pine Tree Camp, Pocono Pines image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rick Bodenschatz, October 8, 2009
2. The Lodge & Tents, Pine Tree Camp, Pocono Pines
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are within walking distance of this marker. The Linnie Lee (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ice Harvesting Industry (about 700 feet away); William "Bill" Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tobyhanna Township (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lutherland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pocono Pines Assembly (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Fire Company / The Clymer Library (approx. half a mile away); Tobyhanna Township World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocono Pines.
 
More about this marker. A QR label is on the pole, for scanning into a smart phone. The website page for this marker is immediately accessed, showing additional historical information. Entire website can be navigated.
 
Also see . . .  Summer Youth Camps Dedication Site. (Submitted on July 12, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. summer youth camps
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022