Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township

HATT | PO Box 2084 | Pocono Pines, PA 18350-2084

HATT BOOKSTORE
These local history books and materials are available for purchase through The Clymer Library,
in support of the library and local historical preservation efforts.
Call 570-580-5353 for mail order information.

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THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR OVER THE POCONO PLATEAU: THE ROAD TO BATTLE
By Rick Bodenschatz | 2017 | Paperback 6x9 in | 76 pages with photographs, maps and illustrations
ISBN 978-164007584


$10 | Available at Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Order: 570-580-5353 | Add $3 for shipping
Sales benefit the Clymer Library


Sullivan Trail — the first road built over the Poconos and through Tobyhanna Township — was completed by the Continental Army in 1779, during General Sullivan’s expedition. In this first-ever account, we learn how the road was engineered and built through the Great Swamp of Tobyhanna Township, and the thick forests that did not see daylight. Original maps and records of the road-builders tell the story. While troops fought the elements, rattlesnakes and hunger, Sullivan Road was built in just one month.

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FIRST AT ARLINGTON: The William Christman Story, 2nd Ed.
By Rick Bodenschatz | 2018 | Paperback 6x9 in | 84 pages with photographs, maps and illustrations
ISBN 978-061599303-4

$10 | Available at Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Mail order: 570-580-5353 — Add $3 for shipping

In 1864, 20-year-old William Henry Christman left his family to fight for his country in the Civil War. As it was for so many, he died in service. But he was to gain, after death, a unique distinction: This young Tobyhanna Township man was the first soldier to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. This book highlights Pvt. Christman’s family life, his military career, his death during the Civil War and his legacy. More than 30 photographs and illustrations, many in color, document this historical account of national significance and local community pride.

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LUTHERLAND: A DREAM FULFILLED AND MEMORIES
— A History of Lutherland / Pocono Crest 1926-1982

By Ted Suttmeier | 2016 | Paperback 6x9 in | 84 pages with photographs

$5 | Available at Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Mail order: 570-580-5353 — Add $3 for shipping
Note: Buy Lutherland book and DVD together, only $3 shipping for both

In 1926, Lutherans from the New York metro area created a vacation site in Pocono Pines dedicated to Christian values. The 1,300-acre resort had a lake, hotels, youth camps, family cottages, a golf course, tennis courts, an activities building named the Casino and much more, all located in a pristine Pocono setting. Local historian Ted Suttmeier traces Lutherland from its concept through its expansion, describing each facet of its grand operations.

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LUTHERLAND & CAMPS, 1940: 80 Minutes of Memories
DVD | 1hr 20min | Film from 1940 | Digitized 2016

$5 | Available at Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines, PA 18350
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Note: Buy Lutherland book and DVD together, only $3 shipping for both

This exceptional 80-minutes of Lutherland memories is in vivid color. Filmed in 1940, it has been digitally enhanced and transferred to DVD format with a musical background. No narration, but none is needed to appreciate the delight on the faces of hundreds of guests and residents at Lutherland in its heyday.

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