Signs of History (SM)

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 1815. (City type: County Courthouse, 7th & Monroe Sts., Stroudsburg.)

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NICHOLAS DEPUY (SR 2028 [former LR 45012] .5 mile NE of Shawnee.)
NICHOLAS DuPUY, 1682-1762 (Plaque: intersection SR 2023 [former LR 461 E] & SR 2028 [former LR 45012] at Shawnee.)
DANIEL BRODHEAD (At hospital, E. Brown St., East Stroudsburg.)
JACOB STROUD [1735-1806] (City type: Municipal Bldg., 7th & Sarah Sts., Stroudsburg.)
DANSBURY MISSION (Main St. [US 209], Stroudsburg.)
COLONEL JACOB STROUD (Plaque: cemetery, 2000 block Main St. [US 209], Stroudsburg.)
FORT PENN (City type: Main St. [US 209], Stroudsburg.)
THE SULLIVAN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE IROQUOIS INDIANS, 1779 (Plaque: wall at 522 Main St. [US 209], Stroudsburg.)
FORT HAMILTON (City type: 9th & Main Sts. [US 209 & PA 611], Stroudsburg.)
FORT HAMILTON (Plaque: building at NW corner 9th & Main Sts. [US 209 & PA 611], Stroudsburg.)
SULLIVAN'S MARCH (Business US 209, Sciota.)
THE SULLIVAN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE IROQUOIS INDIANS, 1779 (Plaque: Business US 209, Sciota.)
SULLIVAN'S MARCH (PA 611, Tannersville.)
THE SULLIVAN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE IROQUOIS INDIANS, 1779 (Plaque: PA 611, Tannersville.)
THE SULLIVAN EXPEDITION AGAINST THE IROQUOIS INDIANS, 1779 (Plaque: Sullivan Trail [SR 4004, formerly LR 45024] 5 miles NW of Tannersville.)
FORT NORRIS (US 209, Kresgeville.)

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