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

Jacob Stroud

1735-1806

 
 
Jacob Stroud Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Jacob Stroud Marker
Inscription. Colonel in the militia and Revolutionary patriot. He stockaded his home as Fort Penn. Member, state constitutional convention, 1776, and state legislature, 1781-1783. He founded Stroudsburg in 1799; he and his son Daniel then laid out the town
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.231′ N, 75° 11.72′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Sarah Street and 7th Street on Sarah Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of the Fire Station/Municipal Building. Marker is in this post office area: Stroudsburg PA 18360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A. Mitchell Palmer (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Penn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stroud Mansion (approx. mile away); Fort Hamilton (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Fort Hamilton (approx. mile away); McMichaels Creek (approx. mile away); Col. Jacob Stroud (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Jacob Stroud Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Jacob Stroud Marker
Jacob Stroud Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
3. Jacob Stroud Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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