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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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Stroudsburg is the county seat for Monroe County
Stroudsburg is in Monroe County
      Monroe County (92)  
      Carbon County (75)  
      Lackawanna County (317)  
      Luzerne County (276)  
      Northampton County (244)  
      Pike County (102)  
      Wayne County (86)  
      Sussex County, New Jersey (91)  
      Warren County, New Jersey (122)  
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1Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — 9/11 Memorial
In Honor and Remembrance Sept. 11, 2001 Never ForgetMap (db m141121) WM
2Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — A. Mitchell Palmer — 1872-1936
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
3Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Alberta Ellen Bachman — Born 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
4Pennsylvania (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
5Pennsylvania (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
6Pennsylvania (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
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7Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Delaware Water Gap — Resort 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
8Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Delaware Water Gap — Point 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
9Pennsylvania (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
10Pennsylvania (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
11Pennsylvania (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
12Pennsylvania (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
13Pennsylvania (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
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14Pennsylvania (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
15Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — J. J. Newberry Company Stores
Stroudsburg Birthplace of the Nation-Wide J. J. Newberry Co. StoresMap (db m141112) HM
16Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Jacob Stroud — 1735-1806
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
17Pennsylvania (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
18Pennsylvania (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
19Pennsylvania (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
20Pennsylvania (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
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21Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Monroe County "Boys in Blue" Honored Dead — Grand 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
22Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Memorial — 1959 - 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
23Pennsylvania (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
24Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Stroud Mansion — Monroe 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
25Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Stroudsburg — Stroudsburg High School War Memorial — In 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
26Pennsylvania (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
27Pennsylvania (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
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Dec. 8, 2022