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Thursday, July 20
Jim Werkheiser
“Clara, We Hardly Knew You”
Learn about Clara Adams, a world-renowned socialite and world traveler from Tannersville. In 1928, she was the first female passenger on the first flight of the Graf Zeppelin which traveled from North America to Germany.
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Thursday, August 17
Don Baylor
“The Poconos of Pennsylvania – Cradle of American Trout Fishing”
The Poconos were at least as important as the Catskills in the history of trout fishing and the development of American fly-fishing techniques. Learn about the notable anglers, destinations, and literature important to the development of American trout fishing tradition in the 1800s and first half of the 1900s.
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Thursday, September 21
Dr. Lawrence Squeri
“Pocono resorts: The Nineteenth Century to Today”
The author of “Better in the Poconos” tells the story of Pennsylvania’s premier vacationland from its earliest days to today. Hear about the people who brought it to life —innkeepers, souvenir sellers, laborers, service workers, and the the community leaders and visionaries who promoted the vacation economy.
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Thursday, October 19
Alan Price Young
“The Last Prop Fighter & The Birth of Covert Special Forces Operations”
Retired Air Force Capt. Young, 1st Special Operations Squadron flew an A-1 Skyraider in 130 missions in Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia in 1970 through 1971. He will explain how today's counterterrorism military, CIA, and Special Forces operations evolved, with stories that have only recently been declassified.

Lecture Series

July through October • 7 p.m.
Stroud Mansion, 900 Main Street
The Monroe County Historical Association is pleased to present the schedule for its 2017 Third Thursday Lecture Series.

All presentations are held the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Stroud Mansion.

All presentations are free, but due to limited seating reservations are required.

Call 570-421-7703 or contact us.