Old =1955 Daily Record, Flood Edition, Stroudsburg, PA.

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  • Sold Date: Dec 17,2006
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This is a great old newspaper from:

"The Daily Record - Flood Recovery Edition - Stroudsburg & East Stroudsburg, PA." Dated "Saturday, September 24, 1955."

Recovery Follows Area's Worst Disaster In History.

This newspaper has 4 sections, and just about every page has photo's on with the flood. Some pages have a full page of photo's. This was a "Special Flood Edition Newspaper in 1955."

The names of the towns mentioned in this paper or on the photo's taken in are:

Stroudsburg, PA. - East Stroudsburg, PA. - Bushkill, PA. - Shawnee, PA. - Delaware Water Gap, PA. - Henryville, PA. - North Water Gap, PA. - Minisink Hills, PA. - The Lackawanna R.R. - Tannersville, PA. - Swiftwater, PA. - Bartonsville, PA. - Analomink, PA. - Newfoundland, PA.

Some of the places mentioned under the photo's:

Broadheads Creek, Stroudsburg's Pocono Creek Bridge, Lincoln Ave. section of East Stroudsburg shows Pocono Textiles plant, Armory building on Washington Street, Broad Street, Destruction of Bells Bridge at Minisink, Lackawanna Railroad tracks in Analomink, Henryville on River Route 90, Tannersville - Reeders bridge, Mountainhome Methodist Church, East Stroudsburg's Day Street Trailer Camp, Delaware River at Harry's Farm, Tinkertown Crossing in Shawnee and Minisink Hills, Davis Camp in Stroudsburg, Penn Hills Lodge, Paradise Creek, The Henryville House, Marshalls Creek Fire Company's Rescue Squad & Disaster Team, Bushkill Bridge, Schoonovers Bushkill Restraurant, inter-borough bridge across Brodheads Creek between East Stroudsburg, & Stroudsburg splits in half and washes down river, West Main Street Stroudsburg and many many more to mention.

Plus ts loads of old business advertisements with photo's of the old buildings. A lot of the resorts. All in Monroe County or Stroudsburg, PA. Area. Some to mention.

Buck Hill Falls, Hickory Valley Farms, Stroudsburg National Bank, Canfield's, A.C. Miller Furniture Store, Pocono Gas Company, G.W. Sebring & Son Mowers, Gap View Inn, Megargel's RCA Victor TV's, Meyers Furniture Store, Jack's Market, Lawton Huffman Company, Smeltz Electric, Bushkill Falls, R.C. Cramer Lumber Company, Haynes Motors, Pardee Place Excavating, Skytop Club, Keipers Laundering, The American Hotel, Harvey W. Huffman Builders, Pocono Mountain Inn, Joseph Wallace Hardware Store, Hughes Printing Company, A.B. Wyckoff Department Store, Charcoal House, Twin City TV, JC Penney's Company, Stroudsburg Engine Works, Monroe Dairy, The Penn Stroud, Fabel's Gulf Service, Onawa Lodge, Lester G. Abeloff Nash Dealer, J.J. Newberry Co., and many many more to mention.

This newspaper measures 17 1/2" wide by 22 1/2" high. T are 4 different sections of this newspaper. 1st, 2nd and 3rd section has 16 pages in each and the 4th section has 8 pages. 56 pages in all. This is a very thick newspaper.

This has edge and corner wear. It has small tears and t Nothing really big. Paper in a little yellowish color around the edges of pages.

It's in really good condition for it's age. It comes sealed in a clear plastic newspaper envelope.

This is a great old newpaper of the 1955 Flood that hit Monroe County, PA. - Excellent for a collector of local history or even if you use to live once!!!

Buyer to add $6.00 for priority mail shipping. Or if you live close to me and want to pick it up that would be fine with me too. We are located in East Stroudsburg, PA. 18301 area.

If you have a question, just let me know. Thanks!!!

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