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

Isaac Stauffer

“King of the Poconos”

 
 
Isaac Stauffer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz, June 3, 2017
1. Isaac Stauffer Marker
Inscription. Stauffer (1834-1919) engaged in lumbering on an enormous scale, reinvesting his profits in land. He accumulated over 4,000 acres in this area. Business ventures included manufacturing, a saw mill, ice companies and Pocono Lake’s first phone company. He opened a resort, the Laurel Inn, and built his fine home near this location. Stauffer was active in his community’s school, church and government.
 
Erected by Pocono Lake Preserve.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania History Tour marker series.
 
Location. 41° 6.608′ N, 75° 29.358′ W. Marker is in Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Old Route 940, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 257 Old Route 940 and 3rd Street, Pocono Lake PA 18347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Products Industry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lumbering Industry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Salem United Church of Christ (approx. half a mile away); Historic Pocono Lake Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); The First Fire Company / The Clymer Library
Isaac Stauffer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz, June 3, 2017
2. Isaac Stauffer Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away); Sullivan Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tobyhanna Township (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocono Lake.
 
Also see . . .  Isaac Stauffer Dedication Site. (Submitted on June 27, 2017, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2017, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2017, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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