“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Shawnee-on-Delaware in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Nicholas Depuy

Nicholas Depuy Marker image. Click for full size.
September 20, 2005
1. Nicholas Depuy Marker
Inscription. First known settler in this region, 1727. His home, stockaded and garrisoned, became Fort Depuy of the French and Indian War, after 1755.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 41° 0.801′ N, 75° 6.444′ W. Marker is near Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on River Road near DePuy Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. From Interstate 80 take US 209 North about 1.5 miles. Right on Buttermilk Falls Road. Shawnee Road ends on River Road. Turn left. Marker is 0.9 miles on the left. Marker is in this post office area: East Stroudsburg PA 18301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nicholas DuPuy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site (approx. 2 miles away); Smithfield Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Delaware Water Gap (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Delaware Water Gap (approx. 3.1 miles away); This National Park Is Our Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wild & Scenic River (approx. 3.1 miles away); Kittatinny Point (approx. 3.2 miles away in New Jersey).
Regarding Nicholas Depuy. Fort
Looking South on River Road image. Click for full size.
September 20, 2005
2. Looking South on River Road
Marker is in the distance. Depuy Drive is the next left.
Depuy is a few hundred yards away from the marker, on Depuy Drive. It is private property.
Additional keywords. Alternate spelling: Nicholas DuPui
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
Fort Depuy image. Click for full size.
September 20, 2005
3. Fort Depuy
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2005, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,413 times since then and 82 times this year. Last updated on July 27, 2017, by Peter Sauvigne of Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2005. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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