“King of the Poconos”Stauffer (1834-1919) engaged in lumbering on an enormous scale, reinvesting his profits in land. He accumulated over 4,000 acres in this area. Business ventures included manufacturing, a saw mill, ice companies and Pocono Lake's first phone company. He opened a resort, the Laurel Inn, and built his fine home near this location. Stauffer was active in his community's school, church and government.
|Placed By||Pocono Lake Preserve|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 458917 N 4551098|
|Decimal Degrees||41.11013333, -75.48930000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 6.608', W 75° 29.358'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 6' 36.48" N, 75° 29' 21.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 216 Old Rte 940, Pocono Pines PA 18347, US|
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