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

Monroe County

 
 
Monroe County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
1. Monroe County Marker
Inscription. Formed April 1, 1836 out of Northampton and Pike counties. Named for President James Monroe. Site of Indian raids, 1755-82, and of a segment of Sullivan's March. Pocono Mountains famed as a resort area. County seat, Stroudsburg, was incorporated in 1815.
 
Erected 1983 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.196′ N, 75° 11.686′ W. Marker is in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Street and 7th Street on Monroe Street. Touch for map. The marker is in front of Monroe County Courthouse at Mattioli Circle. 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); Jacob Stroud (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Penn (about 500 feet away); McMichaels Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Hamilton (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Fort Hamilton (approx. mile away); Stroud Mansion (approx. mile away); Col. Jacob Stroud (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stroudsburg.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Monroe County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
2. Monroe County Marker
Monroe County Courthouse-Front view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
3. Monroe County Courthouse-Front view
World War I Memorial Marker in front of Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 2, 2015
4. World War I Memorial Marker in front of Courthouse
 
 
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 153 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Separate marker entry for the World War I Memorial, including readable pictures of the dedication plaque. • Can you help?
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