This waymark has not been sent for review yet.
Colonel Jacob Stroud - PLAQUE
N 40° 59.376 W 075° 11.233
18T E 484252 N 4537619
This is such a great cemetery! His tomb is huge, but his original headstone is in the Monroe County courthouse. Stop by to see the entire graveyard.
Waymark Code: WMTWX
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2006
Views: 17

The Plaque reads:
Colonel Jacob Stroud
is buried in this graveyard
Originally the cemetery of the Mission of Dansbury.
Begun by the Moravian Brethren in 1743
the Chapel destroyed in the Indian uprising of 1755 was erected in 1756 under the leadership of

Daniel Brodhead who settled one-half mile to the east in 1736.
The members of the Mission in 1747 were
Daniel and Esther Brodhead
John and Catharine Hillman
Joseph and Helen Haines
Francis and Rebecca Jones
William and Mary Clark
Edward and Catharine Holley
John and Hannah McCmichael
Goerge and Mary Salathe
daniel Roberts - John Baker
Marked by the Monroe County Historical Society and The Pennsylvania Historical Commission
Marker Name: Colonel Jacob Stroud - PLAQUE

County: Monroe

Date Dedicated: 06/06/1931

Marker Type: Plaque

Location: East Stroudsburg

Category: French & Indian War, Military, Native American, Religion

Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
In your log, please say if you learned something new, and if you took any extra time to explore the area once you stopped at the historic marker waymark. Please post a photo of you OR your GPS at the marker location.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Pennsylvania Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
unimoggers wrote comment for Colonel Jacob Stroud - PLAQUE 07/04/2008 unimoggers wrote comment for it

View all visits/logs