Visting President Monroe; Reading with Tobyhanna Elementary Center class; Third Thursday Lecture Series starting soon; Saving chimney rocks from Stroud Mansion; 2024 PEP Award/David Churchill Cartwright House; Welcome, New Members; History of 748 Main St., our temporary home; Sponsors of the MCHA; Mansion moves — all but Monroe Mouse; Downtown Walking Tours return
Wine pairing dinner record-breaking success; It's beginning to look a lot like Halloween; Stroudsburg's brewery history; Spreading the word at community events; A brief history of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono; Monroe Mouse: Story of Jacob Stroud and Gen. James Wolfe
Virtual tour of Stroud Mansion open; Auction items sought for Raise Your Glass fundraiser; Collections Corner: Cup plates; Spring Appeal 2022 donor list; Oral histories being collected; Summer intern Lauren Amori; History Happy Hour; Bridal display in Barrett Twp.; Monroe County Archives reopens; Amy Leiser receives Rotary award; Brian Rogers receives Eagle Scout Award for Driebe Freight Station work; Monroe Mouse tells about Liberty Bell tour.
Strauser art collection entrusted to MCHA; Stroud Mansion Museum and Library open again; Collections Corner: Alan Price Young; End of Year Appeal 2021; Hiking and History in Cresco June 11; Third Thursday Lecture Series starting soon; Oral History Project; Monroe Mouse: Remembering Laurel Blossom Time
Monroe County Memories: Oral History Project; Virtual Annual Meeting on February 27; Collections Corner: Earl 'Slim' Heller, Pocono Cowboy; Virtual Tour of Mansion coming soon; ice harvest set for Jan. 29; Smithfield Elementary historical website; artifacts from dig returned to Mansion; Monroe Mouse: MCHA wants YOU as volunteer
MCHA’s next 100 years begins; In Memoriam: Mildred Detrick and Eugenia Eden; Virtual Wine Pairing Dinner and Auction report; MCHA at Pickle Festival; Mastodon talk receives award; Headstons and History walking tour report; Administrative leaders of the MCHA; Parkside Chapel on Historic Register; Learning about William Penn.
MCHA out and about in Monroe County, Pocono Raceway to sponsor 2021 Wine Pairing, Library reopens, New Stroud Mansion keepsake available, Third Thursday Virtual Lecture Series, The Presidents of the MCHA, New Members, Museum Day, 100th Anniversary Appeal 2020, Sponsors of the MCHA
Celebrating our Centennial, Annual meeeting online for 2021, Keeping up with COVID-19: Stroud Mansion closed for now, Eagle Scout project benefits Driebe Freight Station, Crumbling mansion chimney had to go: $30,000 project strains budget, Gift Shop online, Fall Appeal 2020, Sponsors of the MCHA
MCHA open, operating in age of COVID, 100 Years of Monroe County Women in Politics on display, COVID collection for the ages, Third Thursday Lectures get virtual audience, Spring Appeal 2020 donors, Meredith Constable our summer intern, Monroe Mouse learns about the U.S. Census
Mansion closed, but staff busy, Happy Bicenquinquagenary, Stroud Mansion, Eagle Scouts help Bell School, ‘Valiant Women of the Vote’ honored, PEP Awards, Endowment Trust Report 2019-2020, Meet interns Megan Haney, Daniel Putnick, Monroe Mouse learns about Women's History Month
NOTE: The Fanlight did not publish in 2019. MCHA Board moves into a new decade, German students tour Stroud Mansion, Holiday Luncheon again a festive event, An evening celebrating local history, Meet our new staff, MCHA partners with NCC for History Fair, Sponsors of the MCHA, Monroe Mouse: A high-wheel bicycle
NOTE: No Fanlight published in Summer 2018. Workshop brings community together, ‘Raise Your Glass’ supports the past, DePuy/Brodhead Family reunites at Stroud Mansion, Meet ESU intern Asia Morton, Rotary Club builds fellowship at Stroud Mansion, Monroe Mouse revisits the Armistice
Volunteer of the Year, Remembering Candace McGreevy, ‘Third Thursday’ Lecture Series to begin, MCHA visits historic Philadelphia, Raffle winners announced, 2018 PEP awards, Endowment Trust Report 2017-2018, Monroe Mouse discovers patriotic World War I posters
Ringing in 2018, New exhibit highlights World War I, Quit raffle, 5th graders use ink and quills, Holiday Luncheon festival event, Monroe Mouse on WWI
2017 ‘Raise Your Glass’ fundraiser, quilt raffle to benefit MCHA, ‘Third Thursday’ lectures a success, library hosts 3rd TEDx event, German exchange students tour mansion, Stroud Township celebrates 200 years, Leiser earns nonprofit certificate, Monroe Mouse reports on the ‘Fest and the Fun’
‘Third Thursday’ lecture series to begin, Pleasant Valley teen wins 3rd Annual History Challenge, Monroe County Beekeepers Association meets at the Mansion; MCHA grant-funded fraktur workshop held at NCC-Monroe; ‘All Snug in Their Bed’ quilt display; Hope Kuchinski new administrative assistant; New book on Delaware Valley Railway now available in MCHA Gift Shop; Spring Appeal 2017 donors; Monroe Mouse muses on special garden.
Disaster turns to planning lesson at Small Museums Association conference, 95th Annual Meeting and P.E.P. Awards, MCHA website gets a redesign, Endowment Trust Report 2016-2017, Monroe Mouse attends first conference
Help make history: Volunteer!, More than 150 guests enjoy Holiday Luncheon at Mansion, West End students tour the Mansion, MCHA hires a bookkeeper, 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
Mastodon exhibit highlight of Harrisburg exhibit, Buy-a-Bone Campaign, Leslie Goyne Learns by Doing, Golf Tournament report, Report on Grey Towers National Historic Site workshop, Monroe Mouse on millstones, Report on second "Run for History"
Donation of Robacker Easter Eggs, StroudFest report, Exhibit at EMPL, Website keeps improving, Spring Appeal raises $4,095, Garden update, Monroe Mouse on School Days, Back to School: 1924-1925,
Cannons at Courthouse Square, Stroud Mansion lights up at night, Jacob Stroud DAR, MCHA at Expo, Executive Director on volunteers, Gardens receive donations, Old Time Fun in the Park report, 17th Victorian Tea record-breaking success, Books missing from library
Report on Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon, Endowment Committee Report 2008, MCHA and state budget cuts, Monroe Mouse spring cleaning, PastPerfect museum software training, Needlwork tribute to Mary Hall exhibit,
MCHA part of Community Grant, In Memoriam: Numa Snyder, Mary Hall, Karen Larson, New book "Then & Now: Stroudburgs" released, 2008 volunteers list, Christmas at Driebe Freight Station, Monroe Mouse on Lincoln portraits, Christmas at Stroud Mansion
Executive director on the importance of growing membership, new website launched, quilts at Driebe Freight Station art gallery, “Light After Dark” exhibit opens, reports on golf tournament, 8K run and spaghetti dinner fundraisers, Monroe Mouse on his puppet, nominations sought for PEP Awards, “Snow Baby” exhibit at Stroud Mansion.
Stroud Mansion exterior painting completed, Quilt Documentation Day report, “Faces in Clay” new book in gift shop, new “Light After Dark” exhibit, volunteer needed at Quaker cemeteries, executive director on preserving Daniel Brodhead’s vest, work continues on gardens, Monroe Mouse on road trip to school, report on Bell School reunion.
Executive director on museum consultant’s recommendations, work being done on Bell School, notice of Quilt Documentation Day, report on Geography Tour, Hollingshead Cemetery clean-up, Monroe Mouse debuts as columnist, Linda Rogers publishes third book, Spring Appeal continues, Endowment Fund update.
Executive director on the mission of MCHA, notice of Bell School reunion, Sherbondy Family search, report on Victorian Tea, book signing with “Pocono Raceway” author, new in the book shop, Monroe County History Week, Monroe Mouse elected mascot, the Story of Uncle Sam.
Stroud Mansion restoration funds needed, report on Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon, Halle Smith hired as museum assistant, 2008 PEP winners, Endowment Fund report 2007, executive director on adding MCHA catalog to online library system, remembering Helen Brown.
Executive director on the year ahead, MCHA receives DCED grant, vintage hats for sale, tin toy exhibit extended, thank you letters for students, 2007 volunteer list, Holiday 2007 wrap-up, Brownie troop party.