Elizabeth D. Walters, 1905-1990

Elizabeth Dimmick Walters was a lifelong resident of Monroe County and an avid genealogist and historian.

She was employed by the Monroe County Historical Association for 40 years and served as the first curator of the organization as well as past president. She worked with hundreds of individuals to assist them with researching their family’s heritage.

She worked with the National Park Service on historical records and preservation projects, and provided information for the book, “The History of Monroe County, 1727-1976,” published by the then Pocono Hospital Auxiliary, of which she was a member.

A member of the historical societies of Minisink Valley, N.Y., and Warren County, N.J., she also belonged to the Huguenot Society, the Millbrook Village Society and the Mayflower Society. She was a life member and past historian of the Pilgrim John Howland Society, a members of the William Bradford Compact, and past member and past registrar of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

In 1979, the library of the Monroe County Historical Society (predecessor to the MCHA) was named the Elizabeth D. Walters Library in her honor.
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