Monroe County Historical Association

Stroud Mansion Museum & Library • Stroudsburg, Pa.

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Here are back issues of The Fanlight, the Monroe County Historical Association newsletter, which you may download. The latest issue is at the top of the list.
Help make history: Volunteer!, More than 150 guests enjoy Holiday Luncheon at Mansion, West End students tour the Mansion, MCHA hires a bookkeeper, Ancestry.com now available in library, Heritage Room established at Christ Hamilton United Lutheran Church, Monroe Mouse: Thinking about butter, New exhibit features quilts
MCHA’s September events vibrant and vital: “Olde Time Fun” and “Raise Your Glass & Support the Past 2016,” German exchange students tour Stroud Mansion, MCHA can benefit from your online shopping, Mastodon marker dedicated Oct. 12, Welcome Anna Underwood, Monroe Mouse: Ways to connect in Victorian times, Annual Holiday Luncheon flier, Snow & lawn helper needed at Mansion
Museum conferences, “History in Bloom” garden tour report, Brianne Shamburger says farewell, Local artist Robert Logan remembered with donation, Stroudsburg High garden volunteers, 2016 Monroe County History Challenge report, Monroe Mouse’s toothache prompts dental history search
2016 P.E.P. Awards and annual meeting, new board of directors, Marshalls Creek Mastodon exhibit at Hughes Library, shop AmazonSmile to benefit MCHA, Asbury Church and its Minisink influence, new Labar family book at MCHA library, Monroe Mouse learns about mastodons, Endowment Trust Report 2015-2016
Volunteers, board support MCHA mission, History of the Endowment Trust, Monroe County History Challenge set for April, 2015 Holiday Luncheon wraps up the year, Greatly missed: Ruth Sibley Bensinger, Cemetery Walk fundraiser, More stichery research by Monroe Mouse, MCHA needs tour volunteers
New activities highlight 2015, Olde Time Fun celebrates Stroudsburg's bicentennial, Inaugural 'Raise Your Glass & Support the Past' huge success, PEP Award nominations open, Textile treasures in the mansion, Meet MCHA’s new intern
Stroudburg Bicentennial planned, Bell School opens July 5, Olde Time Fun returning, New fundraisers coming, Victorian Tea report, Monroe County History Challenge report, Spring Appeal results, Monroe Mouse muses on Bicentennial
Annual Meeting report, John Meixell obituary, 2015 Historic Preservation Award winners, John Summerfield Staples Part 5 Legend and Legacy, 2014 volunteers, Endowment Committee Report 2014-15, Learn about agriculture, Little League seeks photos, Monroe Mouse connects with videos and movies
New slate roof adorns Stroud Mansion, Seeking George E Labar descendants, Monroe County History Challenge set for April 23, John Summerfield Staples Part 4 Joy and Sorrow, 2014 Holiday Luncheon another joyful event, Monroe Mouse shares a tasty treat
Multiple makeovers at the mansion, Bus trip to 'Costumes of Downton Abbey' report, John Summerfield Staples Part 3 A Meeting with President Lincoln, 2014 Summer Appeal report, Monroe Mouse’s photos from the Old Time Fun event
Special thanks to staff and volunteers, Stroud Mansion renovations funded, Passport to History launched, Fred Waring exhibit opens, History in Bloom garden tour huge success, John Summerfield Staples Part 2 Retreat to Stroudsburg, Monroe mouse helps with the garden tour
Water leaks damage Mansion, Annual Meeting report, Endowment Committee report, 5+1 Membership Initiative, MCHA Speakers Bureau forms, Roger Dunning obituary, Monroe Mouse on a road trip, Garden Tour registration, J. Summerfield Staples: In the Shadow of History, Part One
Stroud Mansion needs your help, Holiday Luncheon sold out quickly, Metzgar Family genealogy, Barrett Twp Historical Society cookbook, Students experience 1930s in FDR presentation, Welcome Brianne Shamburger, Farewell Joan Groff, ESU internship program, Women Artists art show and auction success, Monroe’s Christmas memories
The importance of community outreach, Garden volunteers needed, Halle Smith says goodbye, Top hats: From beaver to silk, DePuy/Brodhead family reunion, Monroe connects with slate, Update on slate roof project
‘Raise the Roof’ project for Stroud Mansion, Rug sale to benefit MCHA, Victorian Tea remembers Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Pride exhibit, Monroe Mouse meets Flat Stanley, Coalition meets at Grey Towers, Online research new experience for Monroe, Search MCHA library catalog online at Eastern Monroe Public Library site
Annual meeting report, printer donates Fanlight printing, Art wanted for fall exhibit, Questers donation for book restoration, Rain barrels on display, Presidential historian Beschloss to speak at NCC, Endowment Committee report, Monroe Mouse explores shoemaking
'Passport to History' announced, Local History Conference seeks presenters, items needed for Silent Auction, 'Outsider' Artist show a success, State horticulturists honor Mansion garden, Rain barrel project coming to MCHA sites, Monroe Mouse checks out new servant's room
Upcoming 'Outsider Artists' Art Auction Fundraiser details, Education Committee makes conference presentation, Mansion roof, maintenance projects need funding, Mansion garden wins Community Greening Award, Monroe Mouse discovers old meat grinder and sausage stuffer
ESU interns, ‘Outsider Artists’ show planned, ‘Boys and Their Toys’ exhibit coming, artist Charles Schreyvogel, Spring Appeal donors, Community bands
Stroud Mansion 3rd Floor renovations, NEH grant, Garden Tour report, Spring Appeal donors, Ruby Tuesday GiveBack Program
Victorian Tea commemorates Titanic, Ransberry Cemetery, ESU intern, Fred Waring VHS tapes, MCHA Speakers' Bureau, Library book bugs
Annual luncheon report, Girl Scout exhibit, Couturiere group visits, Endowment Fund donors, Robacker Eggs exhibit, Monroe Mouse visits Philadelphia, identify these photos, accessioning/deaccessioning, welcome Bret Fowler
2012 Resolutions, A. Mitchell Palmer, Apricot Cornbread Stuffing and Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake recipes, Metzgar Family Genealogy, Holiday Luncheon and concert reports, MCHA garden update
Artists of the Middle Delaware art event, Celebration of Monroe's 175th continues, Volunteer works on project critical to genealogists, Flax related items needed for textile exhibit, Taking MCHA into the community, Book chronicles Worthington Mower Company
Jacob Stroud Corp. rents Driebe Freight Station, Pocono Manor Historic House Tour, Emily Stroud doll, Civil War exhibit, china collection revamped, Schoonover and Yates art exhibit/auction planned, Spring Appeal donors, 'How to Pick a Wife' circa 1873
Civil War exhibit, Costume Society of America grant, Civil War cannons rededicated, Laurelwood Cemetery headstone transcription, MCHA library improvements, art auction plans, telephone exhibit
Annual Meeting report, historic silhouettes, state marker for mastodon, restored Davis portraits, Victorian Tea report, Civil War Road Show coming
Happy 175th Birthday, Monroe County, Raffle winners, Laurelwood Cemetery transcription added to library, information sought about "eight-square schoolhouse" in Hamilton Township, Christmas at the Mansion report, Monroe Mouse reports on keeping warm
Cullen Yates exhibit/auction announced, Antique Appraisal Day report, Masons continue work at Stroud Mansion, two new volunteers at MCHA, Wreath Raffle benefit, Robacker Christmas card exhibit, 3rd 'Run For History' report, Monroe Mouse writes about Christmas, Pocono Doll to host Christmas Past exhibit, Librarian needed, Letters to Santa Claus in 1929
Keystone Marker update, Stroud Mansion steps get facelift, 1885 Lady's Diary, MCHA circus exhibit, MCHA out and about, A Closer Look: Apple Butter, Monroe Mouse on Harvest from the past, Pa. Civil War Road Show coming to Monroe County, 'History of Movie Theatres in Monroe County' added to MCHA museum shop
Statewide Conference on Heritage in Harrisburg, Historical marker dedicated in Smithfield Township, Have your next function at Stroud Mansion, New dehumidifier needed, Monroe Mouse repors on Olde Time Fun in the Park, Agricultural Almanac, a century ago, Garden Thyme.
New collection of items for Colonial Kitchen, Help needed to clean and wax basement collection, Continued funding from PHMC, Monroe County merchandising exhibit, MCHA intern Laura Fiore, Victorian Tea report, Monroe Mouse reports on herb garden, Making an herbal wreath.
Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon report, Donation to Stroud Mansion gardens, Endowment 2009-2010, Smoke detector donations, Cheers to our volunteers, MCHA Educator of the Year Julie Kresge, Monroe Mouse on fun in the snow, "WWII – She Served America" exhibit
Mansion needs new smoke detectors, Holidays at the Stroud Mansion, Raffle winners, "WWII - She Served America" exhibit now open, A look at the year ahead, "Images of America: Pocono and Jackson Townships" new to the gift shop, Monroe Mouse reports on spinning wheels, Volunteers in 2009