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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Monroe County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Monroe County, PA (93) Carbon County, PA (75) Lackawanna County, PA (325) Luzerne County, PA (289) Northampton County, PA (246) Pike County, PA (117) Wayne County, PA (86) Sussex County, NJ (92) Warren County, NJ (122)  MonroeCounty(93) Monroe County (93)  CarbonCounty(75) Carbon County (75)  LackawannaCounty(325) Lackawanna County (325)  LuzerneCounty(289) Luzerne County (289)  NorthamptonCounty(246) Northampton County (246)  PikeCounty(117) Pike County (117)  WayneCounty(86) Wayne County (86)  SussexCountyNew Jersey(92) Sussex County (92)  WarrenCounty(122) Warren County (122)
Stroudsburg is the county seat for Monroe County
Adjacent to Monroe County, Pennsylvania
      Carbon County (75)  
      Lackawanna County (325)  
      Luzerne County (289)  
      Northampton County (246)  
      Pike County (117)  
      Wayne County (86)  
      Sussex County, New Jersey (92)  
      Warren County, New Jersey (122)  
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1Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — Agriculture
As lumbering cleared our thick forests, farming grew into a local industry. By 1880, over 60 farms covered almost 7,000 acres in the township. Major crops were buckwheat, oats, rye, potatoes, wheat, corn and hay. Farm produce, dairy, poultry and . . . Map (db m186393) HM
2Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — Blakeslee Community Center
Built in 1922, this site has been the center and single most important structure for hosting Blakeslee area community affairs. It has served as a gathering place for local clubs, hosting fellowship dinners, public elections, dances, local art and . . . Map (db m177487) HM
3Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — Blakeslee United Methodist Church
The oldest congregation in the area first assembled in a log schoolhouse in 1840. A church was built in 1852, when Pastor Frederick Illman presided. In 1897 it was replaced with this building, which was enlarged in 1960. Seventeen stained glass . . . Map (db m97303) HM
4Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — Easton and Wilkes-Barre Turnpike
A privately-owned toll road was chartered in 1803 and completed by 1816. It followed the course of today’s route 115 in our township, with tollgates about every 17-miles. Grain from the Wyoming Valley, lumber from the Poconos, and building plaster . . . Map (db m104520) HM
5Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — Harrison Amusement Park
From 1930,families flocked here, to a creekside beach and attractions on both sides of the road: Sporting fields, miniature railroad, carousel, stone skating rink, clubhouse, swimming pools, dining hall and penny arcade. The place was hopping as . . . Map (db m104525) HM
6Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — Jacob Blakeslee, Jr.1822-1896
Blakeslee was the influential community leader for whom this village was named. He was a merchant, farmer and lumberman, owning several thousand acres. A trustee of the Methodist Church built in 1852, and the town’s first postmaster in 1883, Jacob . . . Map (db m97890) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — The First Schoolhouse
Our community pioneered public education before the state mandated it in 1834. A log schoolhouse was built in 1831, with Miss Sarah Winters as the first teacher. Few married women were employed in that era. By 1860, the township’s four schools each . . . Map (db m104529) HM
8Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Blakeslee — The Great Swamp
The local landscape was formed over 11,000 years ago by the retreating Wisconsin glacier. As the ice melted, it left behind massive boulders and rocks, known as “drift deposits”. This geological event created vast areas of swampy land . . . Map (db m104530) HM
9Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Cresco — The Flood of 1955Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania
The Flood of 1955 was the greatest natural disaster to affect Barrett Township in more than a century. The Flood occurred in the waning weeks of the summer of 1955 in the midst of the tourist season. Many of the local hotels and boarding houses . . . Map (db m125466) HM
10Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Delaware Water Gap — John Philip Sousa
This historical marker is placed as a memorial to John Philip Sousa who conducted a Sousa band concert here in the Castle Inn Music Hall on August 20, 1912 Dedicated on August 20, 1987, this plaque commemorated the 75th anniversary . . . Map (db m111306) HM
11Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Delaware Water Gap — War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Delaware Water Gap who served their country 1917 • World War I • 1919 [Honor Roll of Veterans] 1941 • World War II • 1945 [Honor Roll of Veterans] Korean War [Honor Roll of Veterans] Vietnam Conflict . . . Map (db m111312) WM
12Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Delaware Water Gap — Waring Drive
has been named to honor Delaware Water Gap's world famous musician, band leader and choral director Fred M. Waring, Sr. Dedicated July 1981Map (db m111303) HM
13Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — Alma Mater Statue
Unveiled November 2, 1919, the Alma Mater statue commonly known as "Julia," honors and bears the names of the alumni, students and teachers who served in the Great War. Special recognition is given to the six individuals who died in that . . . Map (db m152547) HM
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14Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — Daniel Brodhead
Settled here about 1738. Founder of the town, first called Dansbury. Lived here until 1755. His son Daniel became a Revolutionary War leader and later the State Surveyor General.Map (db m86985) HM
15Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — Dutch Settlers
First European settlers in this region were Dutch who came over the "Old Mine Road," traveling from the Hudson to the Delaware. Crossing at Walpack Bend, they then used this road, oldest in Monroe County.Map (db m86988) HM
16Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — Fort Hyndshaw
Built in 1756 by order of the Province of Pennsylvania. Northernmost of a line of defenses erected during the French and Indian War.Map (db m86990) HM
17Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — Gertrude Mary Smith Boddle
This monument is dedicated in memory of Gertrude Mary Smith Boddle East Stroudsburg State Normal School Class of 1904 The first African American woman to graduate from East Stroudsburg State Normal School. Dedicated by her . . . Map (db m152546) HM
18Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — Smithfield Church
Believed to be the first of four early churches built by Dutch Settlers, it stood below the road toward the river. The log structure housed the Dutch Reformed congregation until it moved to the Old Stone Church in Shawnee ca. in 1752.Map (db m86992) HM
19Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — War Memorial
A tribute to those who in spirit of loyalty served their country in the World War 1914 — 1918 from Monroe County Penna Honor Roll [not transcribed] . . . Map (db m165086) WM
20Pennsylvania, Monroe County, East Stroudsburg — World War MemorialI Prepare For Service — These Have Nobly Served —
In honor of Alumni Students and Teachers who served in the Great War What more can a man offer than his life [Honored Dead] Fred Armstrong, Navy - Died Elmer Frederick, Sgt. Av. - Died George N. Kemp, Capt. Inf. - Killed Peter L. . . . Map (db m152551) WM
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21Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Kresgeville — Fort Norris
Built in 1756 by the Province of Pennsylvania. One of a series of frontier defenses erected during the French and Indian War. The site was about a mile distant.Map (db m86932) HM
22Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Kresgeville — Fort Norris
Erected 1756 one mile southeast across Pohopoco Creek, one of line of frontier forts built under the direction of James Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin. Commanded successively by Captain Jacob Orndt, “an excellent officer”, Capt. Reynolds . . . Map (db m86934) WM
23Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Marshalls Creek — Marshalls Creek Mastodon
In 1968, John W. Leap and workers at a nearby peat bog discovered the bones of a large mastodon that died about 12,000 years ago. These large, tusked mammals (Mammut americanum) lived throughout North America from 5.2 million to 10,000 years ago. . . . Map (db m182691) HM
24Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Minisink Hills — Shawnee-Minisink Archaeological Site
Nearly 13,000 years old, this location, near the confluence of the Delaware River and Brodhead Creek, is one of the earliest dated Native American sites in the northeastern US. Archaeological investigations uncovered hundreds of stone tools left by . . . Map (db m86978) HM
25Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Mount Pocono — Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who served in the Armed Forces of their countryMap (db m129145) WM
26Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — Eschenbach CemeteryThis preserved family burial ground was started in the first half of the 1800's.
Born on December 25, 1745, Andrew Eschenbach, Jr. (Andreas, Jr.) lived most of his life in Philadelphia. At age 64 in 1809, he moved with his family to what was later named Tobyhanna Township. Andrew was among the first permanent settlers of our . . . Map (db m177492) HM
27Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — Forest Products Industry
The area’s vast timber resources spawned a myriad of wood-related industries. 30 sawmills existed in 1830. With increasing demand, larger sawmills and specialty production opened, including a clothespin factory. Over 20 products were made, such as . . . Map (db m104540) HM
28Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — Isaac Stauffer"King of the Poconos"
Stauffer (1834-1919) engaged in lumbering on an enormous scale, reinvesting his profits in land. He accumulated over 4,000 acres in this area. Business ventures included manufacturing, a saw mill, ice companies and Pocono Lake’s first phone company. . . . Map (db m104545) HM
29Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — Locust Ridge School
In 1902, students moved here from a log schoolhouse nearby. This new school had two large rooms for grades 1-8. Elmer D. Borger, the first teacher, had 31 students. The following year there were 49 students enrolled. Schools of similar design were . . . Map (db m180047) HM
30Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — Sullivan Bridge
General John Sullivan’s 1779 Revolutionary War expedition built a road through this area. Only one bridge was required from Easton to Wilkes-Barre, and it crossed Tobyhanna Creek here. Camped nearby, over 500 troops completed the difficult . . . Map (db m103664) HM
31Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — The Battle of Locust Ridge
On August 2, 1784, a battle was fought here in the 3rd Yankee-Pennamite War. After a brutal winter, the Yankee Settlers were forcibly pushed from their homes in the Wyoming Valley by the Pennsylvania Militia. As a result, a battle of the campaign to . . . Map (db m97711) HM
32Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — Wagner's Tree Farm
In 1888, George E. Wagner founded this tree farm on 1,700 acres. He and his son, Sterling R. Wagner, achieved recognition in the fields of forestry and conservation. A WB&E rail spur provided an outlet for forest products, coal, blueberries, and . . . Map (db m97721) HM
33Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Lake — William Henry ChristmanFirst At Arlington
During the Civil War, Christman of Pocono Lake enlisted in the 67th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Volunteers. He sent his military pay and enlistment bonus to his penniless parents so they could buy land for a family home and farm. On May 13, 1864 . . . Map (db m103670) HM
34Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Commitment to Education
A two room schoolhouse was built here in 1899 to serve students in grades 1-6. High school classes were available only in far away Wilkes-Barre or Stroudsburg. A major expansion in 1912 accommodated grades 1-10. After schools in Locust Ridge and . . . Map (db m183467) HM
35Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Historic Pocono Lake Cemetery
This burial ground has served the surrounding area since the Civil War era. A walk among the markers takes you back in time. Here lie those who built our community. Some worked in logging, ice harvesting or farming. Some founded schools, churches, . . . Map (db m85408) HM
36Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Hungry Hill MemorialSullivan's Expedition
This encampment site was named by General Sullivan’s Expedition of the Revolutionary War, 1779, en route north to avenge the Wyoming Massacre. They called the adjacent swamp Hell’s Kitchen. Army engineers built this first road on the Pocono Plateau, . . . Map (db m84565) HM
37Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument1779 1943
So called because of privations suffered by men of 2nd New York and 5th New Jersey Regiments of the Continental Line who encamped here while changing a wilderness trail into a military road to pave the way for Sullivan's Expedition against the . . . Map (db m137653) HM
38Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Ice Harvesting Industry
Ice was harvested on local lakes from 1896 thru the 1940s. Vast icehouses insulated with sawdust at Naomi Lake, Pocono Lake, Stillwater Lake, Anglewood lake and Brady’s Lake kept tons of ice frozen through summer. Blocks of ice were shipped by rail . . . Map (db m104537) HM
39Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Lutherland
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 . . . Map (db m97156) HM
40Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Naomi Pines House
Franklin Comfort Miller opened a summer resort on this site in 1888. His beautiful Victorian hotel offered guests lush woodlands, pure streams and healthy spring water. Naomi Lake (1895) added swimming and boating. Room cost of $8 weekly included . . . Map (db m104543) HM
41Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Pocono Pines Assembly
An independent “Chautauqua” was organized in 1902 by followers of Rev. Rufus W. Miller. Occupying 300 acres, it was initially named “Naomi Pines Assembly and Summer Schools”. Hotels. Auditorium and a library provided . . . Map (db m104490) HM
42Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Summer Youth Camps
After 1900, Pocono camps became popular destinations for children from outside this area. Recreation activities including swimming, boating, riding and sports. “Sleep away” experience was a first for most campers. Pocohanna, Owaissa, . . . Map (db m95755) HM
43Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — The First Fire Company / The Clymer Library
The First Fire Company Built in 1935, the Pocono Pines Fire Company included offices for police, township supervisors and support staff. Its Goodwill Community Club offered space for public “meetings, suppers and various . . . Map (db m104528) HM
44Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — The Linnie Lee
A premier vacation destination, The Linnie Lee operated from 1927 to 1965 here in this existing building. The main hotel accommodated 45 guests year-round, with an additional 13 rooms in the Annex, Cottage and Bungalow buildings. Comforts for guests . . . Map (db m183532) HM
45Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — The Lumbering Industry
Pocono timberlands, trees as far as the eye could see, laid the foundation of soaring commerce during the latter half of the 19th century. Innovative and energetic logging of mammoth white pine, eastern hemlock and hardwoods fueled the growth of . . . Map (db m96410) HM
46Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — The Stagecoach Inn
A log-framed inn served travelers on Sullivan Road, circa 1850. Rooms, food and drink were available. It also housed church services and a post office for the town, then known as Tompkinsville. Operated by Frederick P. Miller and his son Timothy, . . . Map (db m97597) HM
47Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Tobyhanna Township
The first permanent settlers were attracted to this area by an abundance of natural resources: land, trees, water. The township was incorporated in 1830, with 230 residents. It was named after Tobyhanna Creek, “A stream lined with . . . Map (db m104538) HM
48Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Tobyhanna Township World War II Memorial
This playground is dedicated in memory of the sons of Tobyhanna Township who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II. James P. Henning Johnson Keiper, Jr. Minor Smith, Jr. Map (db m183006) WM
49Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Tobyhanna Township World War One Memorial
In memory of Harvey V. Wilson • Robert E. Fischer • Harry Bonser who died in the World War 1918Map (db m182997) WM
50Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — Wilkes-Barre and Eastern Railroad
In 1893 a single track line was built from Wilkes-Barre to Stroudsburg. It was the shortest route to a connecting line, taking anthracite coal to tidewater ports in New Jersey for domestic and export markets. With stations at Naomi Pines, Pocono . . . Map (db m104547) HM
51Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines — William "Bill" Lewis(1926-2019)
This plaque is dedicated to an extraordinary Lion. Bill was a charter and life member of the Pocono Lions for 69 years. His devotion to his community and the Pocono Lions exemplified our motto: We Serve While Bill is greatly . . . Map (db m165083) HM
52Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Pocono Pines and Pocono Lake — Salem United Church of Christ
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 . . . Map (db m92320) HM
53Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Sciota — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779Brinker's Mill
Site of the Sullivan Stores the advance post of the Expedition Marked by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission And the Valley Forge Chapter SAR 1929Map (db m137665) HM
54Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Sciota — Sullivan's March
Brinker's Mill was the storehouse and advance post for the Sullivan Expedition, which left Easton June 18, 1779, to attack the hostile Iroquois Indians.Map (db m87013) WM
55Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Sciota — The Old Mill
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m87016) HM
56Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Sciota — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the residents of Monroe County who proudly served their country in the United States Armed ForcesMap (db m183173) WM
57Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Scotrun — The Sullivan Expedition Against The Iroquois Indians 1779White Oak Run
Site of Chowder camp, Where Gen. Sullivan dined on trout chowder, end of third day's march June 20, 1779 Distance 5 miles.Map (db m46829) HM
58Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Shawnee on Delaware — Nicholas Depuy
First known settler in this region, 1727. His home, stockaded and garrisoned, became Fort Depuy of the French and Indian War, after 1755.Map (db m106200) HM
59Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Shawnee on Delaware — Nicholas DuPuy1682-1762
The first settler of Shawnee. In 1727 purchased 3000 acres of land including the islands of Shawano and Manwalamink from the Minsi Indians. He was a grandson of Nicholas DuPuy and his wife Catherine DeVos, Huguenot refugees from Artois France who, . . . Map (db m106201) HM
60Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Shawnee on Delaware — World Wars Memorial
Shawnee on the Delaware Pa has not forgotten those who served in World War I Micola Breletta ☆ • Richard S. Burns • Robert K. Christenberry Earl N. Detrick • Ross S. Fuller • Howard A. Knudson Loyd L. Lee • J. Stark Michaels . . . Map (db m111354) WM
61Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Shawnee on Delaware — Worthington Hall
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior ——————————— As a memorial of George . . . Map (db m111359) HM
62Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — "Little Bethel" AME Church
In 1868 the "Little Bethel" AME Church was built as a permanent place of worship for free yet segregated Native and Black Americans. Here they worshiped "Almighty God." The diverse congregation included Monroe County's Veterans of the United . . . Map (db m217042) HM WM
63Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — 9/11 Memorial
In Honor and Remembrance Sept. 11, 2001 Never ForgetMap (db m141121) WM
64Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — A. Mitchell Palmer1872-1936
US Congressman, 1909- 1915, US Attorney General, 1919-1921, and contender for Democratic presidential nomination, 1920. As Attorney General, led “Palmer Raids” during the “Red Scare,” prosecuting those suspected of being . . . Map (db m86961) HM
65Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Alberta Ellen BachmanBorn Jan. 21, 1909 • Died Feb. 24, 1931 — In Memory Of Our Beloved Sister —
She gave her life-blood and her breath, for Labor's cause, she met her death, Labor Omnia Vincit Dedicated Sept. 3, 1934Map (db m211509) HM
66Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Col. Jacob Stroud
In Memory of Col. Jacob Stroud, Born 1735, Died 1806, Founder of Stroudsburg; his son Daniel, appointed by his father as his successor to the Lordship of Stroudsburg; and the Revolutionary Soldiers buried herein.Map (db m22) HM
67Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Colonel Jacob Stroud
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 . . . Map (db m37942) HM
68Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — 396C — Dansbury Mission
Erected about 1744, by Daniel Brodhead, for use by Monrovian missionaries. Destroyed by the Indians in 1755, during the French and Indian War. The site adjoined the present cemetery.Map (db m37943) HM
69Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Delaware Water GapResort Point Overlook
Welcome to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. This unit of the National Park system stretches along both sides of the middle Delaware River for 40 miles from Milford in the north to the scenic Water Gap in the south. The park has places to . . . Map (db m87136) HM
70Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Delaware Water GapPoint of Gap Overlook
Welcome to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. This unit of the National Park system stretches along both sides of the middle Delaware River for 40 miles from Milford in the north to the scenic Water Gap in the south. The park has places to . . . Map (db m87137) HM
71Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Fort Hamilton
Built at direction of Benjamin Franklin. Named after James Hamilton, a member of the Governor's Council. Stood NW of here, garrisoned 1755-57, one of a chain of forts later replaced by Fort Penn. Abandoned in 1757.Map (db m28) HM
72Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Fort Hamilton
One of a chain of frontier forts of the Province of Pennsylvania in the French and Indian War. Erected under the direction of Benjamin Franklin. Stood hard-by to the rear extending across Ninth Street. Built in January 1756 by Captain Levi Trump and . . . Map (db m29) HM
73Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Fort Penn
Named for Governor John Penn, and replacing Fort Hamilton, the fort stood nearby. In 1763, it was garrisoned by Provincial troops. Later it served as refuge from attacks following the Battle of Wyoming, July 3, 1778.Map (db m30) HM
74Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Friends Burial Ground
This land is part of an original tract which was granted to "the people called Quakers" by Daniel Stroud, son of Jacob Stroud, on July 25, 1811. The entire grant extended south from Elizabeth Street (Main St.) for the purpose of the "erection of . . . Map (db m161042) HM
75Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Grand Army of the Republic Wadsworth Post #150
Both cannons installed in 1897 by the Sons of Veterans, Wadsworth GAR Post #150, of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, to commemorate Monroe County's involvement in the American Civil War, 1861-65, and to honor the hundreds of county . . . Map (db m141126) HM
76Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Hollinshead House
Jacob Stroud, the founder of Stroudsburg, bequeathed this property to his son Daniel who later deeded it to his sister Sarah and her husband Dr. James Hollinshead. They built the present house in 1829. Their son, Stroud J. . . . Map (db m141116) HM
77Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — J. J. Newberry Company Stores
Stroudsburg Birthplace of the Nation-Wide J. J. Newberry Co. StoresMap (db m141112) HM
78Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Jacob Stroud1735-1806
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 townMap (db m86960) WM
79Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — John Summerfield Staples(1845-1888)
In 1864, President Lincoln named this young Stroudsburg man as his "representative recruit" for the Union Army in the Civil War. The U.S. War Department had appealed to citizens ineligible for the draft to furnish recruits, and Lincoln chose to set . . . Map (db m86938) HM
80Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — John Summerfield Staples
Co C 176 Reg PV Civil War Aug 15 1845 Jan 11 1888 2 Reg DC Vols Representative Recruit for President Abraham LincolnMap (db m211503) HM
81Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — McMichaels Creek
An important part of early Stroudsburg. About 1853, Ephraim Culver built a grist mill, only to see it burned by Indians. Later, more mills were built. Many were destroyed by floods. The present dam, believed to be built before 1884, diverted water . . . Map (db m37944) HM
82Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Monroe County
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 . . . Map (db m86963) HM
83Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Monroe County "Boys in Blue" Honored DeadGrand Army of the Republic
Dedicated to the Monroe County "Boys in Blue" known to have been killed in action on the battlefields of America's Civil War, 1861 - 1865, and also to the untold numbers who died of disease or wounds during that conflict Matthew . . . Map (db m141130) WM
84Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Memorial1959 - 1975
In memoriam to those Monroe County military personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam War and to honor all those who served. Their sacrifices will not be forgotten. Thomas E. Carney Capt USA - June 15, . . . Map (db m141118) WM
85Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Monroe County World War Memorial
Service men from Monroe County, Pa., who died while in active service of the United States military forces of the World War before being discharged Jacob R. Bates • Newberry S. Bilheimer • Harry W. Bonser Nicola Brelatta • . . . Map (db m141123) WM
86Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Stroud MansionMonroe County Historical Association
Community House built by Jacob Stroud 1795; Home of Daniel Stroud; Civic Club of Stroudsburg; Monroe County Historical Society; Jacob Stroud Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution; Public LibraryMap (db m86957) HM
87Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Stroudsburg High School War MemorialIn Honored Glory
Dedicated forever to those men from Stroudsburg High School who sacrificed their lives for the principles which keep us free World War I John R. Marvin • William Wallace World War II Gordon A. Anthony • William H. Baujan • . . . Map (db m129140) WM
88Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Stroudsburg United Methodist Church World War II Memorial
Planting presented by The Faithful Class in honor of all church members who served in World War II July 1944Map (db m141113) WM
89Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Stroudsburg — Veterans Memorial
To honor all Monroe County citizens who have served in our Armed Forces [Armed Services Emblems]Map (db m141110) WM
90Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Tannersville — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779
Learned's Tavern-The last house on the frontier. The end of the second day's march June 19, 1779. Distance 16 miles.Map (db m86936) HM
91Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Tannersville — Sullivan's March
Learned's Tavern marked the end of the second day's march from Easton to Fort Wyoming, at Wilkes-Barre. The army camped here June 19, 1779, after a 16-mile march from Heller's Tavern.Map (db m86935) HM
92Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Tannersville — Swiftwater Valley WWI Memorial
1917-1918 These men of the Swiftwater Valley put their country’s need above opportunity, ease and private gain and served with the armed forces in the World War. These mountains and the folks who find peace among them shall ever hold them in . . . Map (db m106164) WM
93Pennsylvania, Monroe County, Tobyhanna, Coolbaugh Township — Veterans MemorialAll Gave Some • Some Gave All
In memory and honor of the brave men and women of Coolbaugh Twp. who served in the Armed ForcesMap (db m129141) WM
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