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


Lutherland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz, August 20, 2016
1. Lutherland Marker
Inscription. In 1926, Lutherans from the NY metro area created a vacation site dedicated to Christian values. This was the entrance to over 1,300 acres on which their dream was realized. A lake, hotels, youth camps, and family cottages were built in a pristine Pocono setting. Thousands visited the vibrant community for decades, until financial challenges led to its closing in 1969.
Erected 2016 by Pinecrest Lake Community Trust.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania History Tour marker series.
Location. 41° 6.296′ N, 75° 27.851′ W. Marker is in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on Pocono Crest Road 0.2 miles east of PA Route 940 and PA Route 423, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocono Pines PA 18350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Summer Youth Camps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tobyhanna Township (approx. mile away); The Stagecoach Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Pocono Lake Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Salem United Church of Christ (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hungry Hill Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lumbering Industry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wagner's Tree Farm (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocono Pines.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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