Pocono Mountains has a rich and exciting history. More than a dozen
American Presidents have ties to the area. General John Sullivan's
expedition was the first Continental Army to cross the Pocono Mountains.
Grey Towers in Milford is the birthplace of the American conservation
movement. Honesdale is the birthplace of the American Railroad. Asa
Packer, Carbon County's most famous resident, was the founder of Lehigh
includes comprehensive information about a trip to the Poconos made
by John F. Kennedy just prior to his assassination in 1963. Read
about how Pike County obtained the blood stained flag that Abraham
Lincoln rested his head on at the time of his death at Fords Theatre.
See how the famous Western writer Zane Grey's home life along the
Delaware River influenced his writing. Get information about the
Wallenpaupack Manor, a 12,000 acre parcel of land owned by James
Wilson, the only person to sign of the Declaration of Independence,
the Constitution of the United States and serve on the First Supreme
Court. See the survey map and how he obtained the property from