Stroudsburgs in the Poconos, Pennsylvania (Images of America Series)

Stroudsburgs in the Poconos, Pennsylvania (Images of America Series)

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by Marie Summa, Frank Summa
     
 

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Nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania are the twin towns of Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg. Discover the history, people, and places of this community in an unprecedented collection of images. Authors and local historians Marie and Frank Summa have compiled fascinating images with a carefully researched and informative text to tell the… See more details below

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Nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania are the twin towns of Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg. Discover the history, people, and places of this community in an unprecedented collection of images. Authors and local historians Marie and Frank Summa have compiled fascinating images with a carefully researched and informative text to tell the story of the Stroudsburgs and the Poconos from the time of the Native Americans through the mid-1950s. Known first as Dansbury, in honor of Daniel Brodhead, the settlement later became known as Stroudsburg, in honor of Jacob Stroud. The Stroudsburgs endured and prospered throughout war, fire, and flood. Its inhabitants

included Abraham Lincoln's substitute in the Civil War, a veteran of five wars who became a parish priest, and an attorney general of the United States. The lives and

industries of ordinary citizens as well as these unique and colorful figures of the past are depicted. Images were provided through community loans and local historical

societies to produce this timeless tribute to the history of the Stroudsburgs in the Poconos.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738512914
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/22/2003
Series:
Images of America Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,394,170
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.34(d)

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