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Pocono Pines and Pocono Lake in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Salem United Church of Christ

 
 
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By Rick Bodenschatz, November 8, 2015
1. Salem United Church of Christ Marker
Inscription. This 1883 building, initially the German Reformed Church, is the oldest surviving religious structure in the area, with the original bell still in its steeple. Legendary Pocono businessman Isaac Stauffer was a founder. Land donated by Charles Gravel enabled a 1924 expansion. Salem has become a social and spiritual hub of the local community.
 
Erected 2015 by Sullivan Trail Questers Chapter #1138 and Marker Advocates of Tobyhanna Township.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania History Tour marker series.
 
Location. 41° 6.356′ N, 75° 28.939′ W. Marker is in Pocono Pines and Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the large sign for the church, at its driveway entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 Church Street just off of Old Route 940, Pocono Pines PA 18350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forest Products Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Pocono Lake Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Fire Company / The Clymer Library
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By Rick Bodenschatz
2. Salem United Church of Christ Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lumbering Industry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Isaac Stauffer (approx. half a mile away); The Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tobyhanna Township (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ice Harvesting Industry (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Directions: From Route 940 in Pocono Pines, turn onto Old Route 940, Marker and church is a couple miles on right
 
Also see . . .  The History of Salem United Church of Christ. (Submitted on January 18, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Salem United Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz
3. Salem United Church of Christ Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on January 23, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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