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

Colonel Jacob Stroud

Colonel Jacob Stroud Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
1. Colonel Jacob Stroud Marker
Inscription. Colonel Jacob Stroud is buried in this graveyard, originally the cemetery of the Mission of Dansbury. Begun by the Monrovian Brethren in 1743, the chapel destroyed in the Indian uprising of 1755 was erected in 1753 under the leadership of Daniel Brodhead who settled on-half mile to the east in 1736. The members of the mission in 1747 were Daniel and Esther Brodhead, John and Catharine Hillman, Joseph and Helen Haines, Francis and Rebecca Jones, William and Mary Clark, Edward and Catharine Holley, John and Hannah McMichael, George and Mary Salathe, Daniel Roberts, John Baker.
Erected 1931 by Monroe County Historical Society and The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
Location. 40° 59.406′ N, 75° 11.256′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 209), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. At entrance to cementery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 Main Street, Stroudsburg PA 18360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Jacob Stroud (here, next to this marker); Dansbury Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); McMichaels Creek
Brass Plaque on Granite image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
2. Brass Plaque on Granite
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Penn (approx. 0.4 miles away); A. Mitchell Palmer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob Stroud (approx. half a mile away); Fort Hamilton (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroudsburg.
More about this marker. Brass plaque on granite marker.
Also see . . .  Stroudsburg History. (Submitted on November 11, 2005.)
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
Danbury Mission Cemetery image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2005
3. Danbury Mission Cemetery
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2005. This page has been viewed 2,382 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on November 14, 2010. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2005.
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