A guide to resources for students studying to compete in the Monroe County History Challenge sponsored by the Monroe County Historical Association.
Klein, Philip S., and Ari Hoogenboom. A History of Pennsylvania. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1973.
Miller, Randal M., and William Pencak, eds. Pennsylvania: A History of the Commonwealth. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.
Stevens, Sylvester. Pennsylvania: Birthplace of a Nation. Random House, 1964
Appel, John, coord. History of Monroe County, Pennsylvania: 1726-1976. East Stroudsburg, Pa.: Pocono Hospital Auxiliary, 1976.
Brodhead, L.W. The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Early History. 2d ed. Philadelphia: Sherman, 1870.
Keller, Robert B. History of Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Stroudsburg, Pa.: Monroe Publishing Company, 1927.
Koehler, LeRoy J. The History of Monroe County, Pennsylvania, During the Civil War. Stroudsburg, Pa.: n.p., 1950.
Leiser, Amy. Various articles posted on the Monroe County Historical Association website.
Squeri, Lawrence. Better in the Poconos: The Story of Pennsylvania’s Vacationland. University Park: The Pennsylvania University Press, 2002.
Monroe County, Pennsylvania, 175th Anniversary. Pocono Mts. Publications, Stroudsburg, Pa. 2011
United States history and government:
Any standard history and government textbooks.