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Poconos Neighborhood Spotlight: Stroudsburg

Posted by John Holahan on Aug 29, 2017 10:54:00 AM

The Poconos region has an abundance of small towns—each with their own unique character and history. One town in the heart of the Poconos Mountains that merits a closer look is Stroudsburg. Located 38 miles north of Allentown and 53 miles southeast of Scranton, Stroudsburg was founded by the Jacob Stroud family in the mid-1700s. It serves as the Monroe County seat.

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Topics: Poconos Neighborhoods, Where to Live in the Poconos, Poconos Living, Stroudsburg

Family Fun Events in the Poconos

Posted by Liberty Homes on Apr 30, 2013 3:21:35 AM

Jim Thorpe Memorial - Pennsylvania (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ART ON MAIN

5/18/2013
Times: 3-8pm
Location: Downtown Stroudsburg
Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: Free Parking

Invite your friends and family to celebrate the Pocono Arts throughout downtown Stroudsburg. A variety of special performances, fine arts, and craft exhibits will be displayed. Downtown parking will be free during the event.

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JIM THORPE'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
5/18/2013 - 5/19/2013
Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-9281

The 18th Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held at Josiah White Park in Jim Thorpe. The celebration starts with a Native American tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum, followed by the carrying of the lighted torch by the Olympian Cross Country and Track teams to the Jim Thorpe High School Stadium. The weekend includes free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors, a clown for the children, a large Chinese Auction, and a headline show at the Opera House.

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QUIET VALLEY'S 25TH ANNUAL FARM ANIMAL FROLIC
5/18/2013 - 5/19/2013
Times: Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday noon-4pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $8/adults, $5/children (3-12)

Quiet Valley comes alive with new baby farm animals. Come and join the celebration of new life. This is a unique opportunity for children (and grown-ups) to see and touch a variety of baby farm animals. There are activities for all ages and plenty of good country food will be for sale, so come and bring the whole family - rain or shine. Free parking. No pets allowed. This event will also take place on May 25-26, 2013.

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SHAWNEE CELTIC FESTIVAL
5/25/2013 - 5/26/2013
Times: 11am-6pm
Location: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
Hollow Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
Phone: (570) 421-7231

The sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands are coming to the Poconos on Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy non-stop Celtic music on three stages, a bagpipers’ parade and Celtic jam, working sheep dogs, Irish step dancers, and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors! Free parking.

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Click here to go to 800poconos.com to find other great family fun events happening in the Poconos this year.

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Topics: Liberty News, Stroudsburg Pennsylvania, JIM THORPE, Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania, Garden Festival, Celtic, Memorial Day, Stroudsburg, Scottish Highlands

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