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Colonel Jacob Stroud - PLAQUE
N 40° 59.376 W 075° 11.233
18T E 484252 N 4537619
Quick Description: 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.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2006 10:39:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMTWX
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
Date Dedicated: 06/06/1931
Marker Type: Plaque
Location: East Stroudsburg
Category: French & Indian War, Military, Native American, Religion
Website: [Web Link]
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