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Historical Markers in the Poconos

Thursday, July 1, 2021 12:00 PM by Emily Whalen

You've probably spotted these distinctive dark blue signs with gold lettering along the roadsides of the Pocono Mountains and throughout the state of Pennsylvania. They're part of the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program, and there are more than 2,000 plaques in the Commonwealth, with over 50 located in the Poconos, highlighting significant sights and stories from the past of our region, state and nation.

8 Historic Places to Stay in the Poconos

Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:00 PM by Emily Whalen

By horse-drawn carriage, train or car, visitors have journeyed to the Pocono Mountains region to enjoy an escape to nature for over 200 years. Historic Poconos hotels offer a trip to bygone eras, from scenic bed and breakfasts that pay homage to the region's past to luxurious resorts that have been providing unforgettable vacation memories to generations of families.