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Delaware Water Gap in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Philip Sousa

 
 
John Philip Sousa Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 14, 2017
1. John Philip Sousa Marker
Inscription.

This historical marker is placed as a
memorial to
John Philip Sousa
who conducted a Sousa band concert here
in the Castle Inn Music Hall on August 20, 1912

Dedicated on August 20, 1987, this plaque
commemorated the 75th anniversary
of the Sousa concert

This ceremony and concert was organized
and conducted by Mr. Pat Dorian


 
Erected 1987 by the John Philip Sousa Memorial Foundation and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 40° 58.992′ N, 75° 8.413′ W. Marker is in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Waring Drive, on the left when traveling east on Delaware Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Delaware Avenue, Delaware Water Gap PA 18327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waring Drive (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delaware Water Gap (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site (approx. 0.9 miles away);
John Philip Sousa and Waring Drive Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. John Philip Sousa and Waring Drive Markers
On side of the Castle Inn
Kittatinny Point (approx. 1.1 miles away in New Jersey); a different marker also named Delaware Water Gap (approx. 1 miles away); Daniel Brodhead (approx. 1.9 miles away); Nicholas DuPuy (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware Water Gap.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Philip Sousa. (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Philip Sousa at Library of Congress. (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John Philip Sousa Bio at A Capitol Fourth (PBS). (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. John Philip Sousa's Stars and Stripes Forever - USMC "The President's Own" Band. (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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