Marker Advocates of Tobyhanna Township

MARKER ADVOCATES of TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP
HISTORIC POCONO LAKE CEMETERY

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Blooming mountain pinks enliven the historic Pocono Lake Cemetery on April 26, 2017. (Photo by Ki Williams)

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COMMEMORATES: Burial ground since the 1860s.

INSCRIPTION:
This burial ground has served the surrounding area since the Civil War era. A walk among the markers takes you back in time. Here lie those who built our community. Some worked in logging, ice harvesting or farming. Some founded schools, churches, businesses or resorts. Some fought our nation's wars. And all shared our love of this Pocono paradise.

SPONSOR: 2013 | Sullivan Trail Questers Chapter #1138, The Questers International

MARKER DEDICATED: November 23, 2013

LOCATION: Northeast side of Old Route 940, 1/10th mile north of Firehouse Road.

COORDINATES: 41° 06' 19.6"N 75° 28' 35.9"W
or 41.105438, –75.476640

GPS ADDRESS: Near 387-403 Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, Pa. 18350

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TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP MARKERS TO DATE:

About the Tobyhanna Township Roadside Marker Program


The Tobyhanna Township Roadside Historical Marker Program is a community-wide, volunteer effort spearheaded by the Marker Advocates of Tobyhanna Township (MATT).

MATT is a nonprofit association dedicated to this program. Volunteers serving in committees seek the funding, research and write the text, install the markers, arrange for a public dedication and establish a long-term awareness campaign through a touring map and a web site.

Be part of our heritage — Donate an historical marker

  • Through identification of the important facets of our rich history ... existing and lost landmarks, important events and activities, and our people, we will realize the goal of a community-wide network of roadside historical markers. Our community can now and for future decades and generations appreciate our heritage.
  • Each roadside historical marker will ensure the preservation of our local history and heritage, while providing an important educational opportunity that is accessible to the public, free of charge.
  • This program will build community pride while enhancing “heritage tourism,” recognized as a strong and desirable sector of our economy.
Sponsors donating the full cost of a marker are permanently recognized on the bottom of the marker. Additional appreciation is shared with the community through a public dedication ceremony, as well as a touring map, web site and other materials.

For more information on becoming a sponsor:


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