Palmyra Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania, A History

This is the second book from Donal Coutts, the Palmyra Township Historian.  It is the first comprehensive history of the township.  The volume is indexed.  The index includes the following major entries:

Abicht; Academy Street B&B; Adasczik; Akers; Aldrich Second Readers; Algonquin; Altemier, The Mail Carrier; Amadi; Ambrose; American Fire Apparatus Company; American Legion; Ames; Ammerman; Ammon; Anderson; Andrejcisk; Ansley; Ansley Homestead; Ansley Road; Ansman; Appert; Arbutus Hill Farm; Arena; Arlington Charge; Arlington Methodist Episcopal Church; Arlington, Pennsylvania; Armstrong; Arnold; Atchinson; Atkinson; Atkinson Saw Mill; Badner; Baisden; Baldwin; Balsam Swamp; Bancroft; Baptist Church; Bartleson Road; Bartley; Bart's Bait Shop; Bates; Bea Family; Bear Run Road; Bebensee; Beck; Beidleman; Bell; Belmont Mill; Bennett; Bergstresser; Berkhart; Beskovoyne; Best; Bethany, Pennsylvania; Bethlehem Shiny Mountain Club; Bevens; Bidwell; Big Coonie Swamp; Big Fairview-Arthur; Big Pond; Big Pond Post Office; Big Woods; Billbe; Bingham; Blacksmith; Blatz; Blooming Grove; Blooming Grove Baptist Church; Blooming Grove Hunting and Fishing Club; Bloss; Blumer; Bob?s Inn; Bobst; Boiling Spring; Bonnel; Bortree; Box; Bozrah; Brandt; Bried; Bristol, England; Brooks Arithmetics; Brookside Lumber Company; Brown; Browne; Bruce Lake; Brumbaughs Readers; Buck; Buckhead Inn; Buehler; Buehler?s Pond; Buehlers Road; Burke; Burlein; Burn; Burns; Burns Hill; Burns Island; Burrington; Bush; Caffrey Recreation Area; Cairns Island; Camp Brooklyn; Camp Oneka; Capoose Meadows; Card; Carr Pond; Carrick; Carter; Case; Cassel; Castle; Cayuga; Cerine; Cescott; Chapman; Cherokee; Cherokee Nation; Chief; Chierichella; Christopher Sewer Company; Ciccioni; Civil Defense; Clark; Cleland; Cliver; Cochecton, New York; Cole Baptist Church; Collingwood Lumber Company; Colonial Assembly of Pennsylvania; Compton; Conashaugh Creek; Congregationalist Church; Connecticut Historical Society; Connecticut Wyoming Path; Connell; Continental Congress; Cooke; Corey; Corliss; Cornett; Cornwall Foreign Mission School; Cornwall, Connecticut; Corz; County Superintendent of Schools; Coutts; Crandall; Crawford; Creswell; Cromwell; Cromwell Tannery; Cromwelltown School; Cromwelltown, Pennsylvania; Cron; Cross; Crosses; Crosses Post Office; Crosses School; Crouthamel; Crowder; Crump; Culp; Curtis Pon; D & H Canal; D & H Railroad; Daisy Dell; Dalloway; D'Andrea; David Walker Associates; Davies; Davis; Davis Chant Reality; Decker; Decker Swamp; Decree of Trenton; DeGroat; Dein; DeLabar; Delaware and Hudson Canal; Delaware Indians; Delaware River; Delaware Water Gap; Delling; DeMany; Department of Forests and Waters; Department of Labor and Industry; Dewey; Dexter; Diamond Creek; Dick; Dimon; Dirk; Dissinger; Dobbie; Douglass; Down; Downs; Drake; Drovers and Travelers Inn; Dublanica; Dudleytown, Connecticut; Duffy; Duffy Landing; Duncan; Dunkleberger; Durkin; Dursimer; Dye; Eade; Eade Family; Eastern Region Ski Parol; Easton, Pennsylvania; Eckes; Edwards; Ehrhardt; Ehrhardt's Restaurant; Election House; Electric Falls; Elementary Barns' Geography; Emergency Welfare Service; Endwell, New York; Engle; Englehart; Epply Island; Erhardt; Everett Associates; Everhart Museum; Fairbanks; Fairview Lake; Feiertag; Fenkner; Ferrara; Ferraro; Ferris; Field; Finan; Fitz; Five Mile Creek; Fleming; Ford; Forest Home Farm; Forks of the Delaware; Forks of the Delaware River; Forsyth; Forsythe; Fort Lackaway; Fort Niagara; Fort Paupac; Fort Wallenpaupack; Forty-Fort, Pennsylvania; Foster; Fowler; Frank; Franklin; Freeman; French and Indian War; Frick; Frisbie; Fritz Brothers Well Drilling; Fry; Fucci; Fuller; Fulmer; G. Matter & Sons; Gall; Gangewere; Garlock; Garman; Gates; Genslinger; George McNamara; Getty; Gifford Creek; Gilbride; Gillett; Gilpin; Glazier; Glosenger; Goldman; Goodrich; Goose Pond; Gordon; Goshen, Connecticut; Grady; Grant; Graybill; Green; Green Circle Art and Antique Shop; Greene; Greentown, Pennsylvania; Gregor; Gresham's Motel; Greyhound Bus Line; Griffin; Grist Mill; Groo; Guccini; Guest; Guillot; Guinn Brothers Hardware; Gumble; Gumble Brothers; Gumble Post Office; Gumble?s Duck Pond; Gumbler; Gumbles; Gumbles Post Office; Gumbletown Road; Gumbleville, Pennsylvania; Gummoe; Haase; Hall; Hallet; Hamilton Complete Arithmetic; Hamlin, Pennsylvania; Hanf; Hanlon; Hanna; Hannum; Hansen; Harrington; Harris; Harris, Henry and Potter Inc; Harrison; Hartford, Connecticut; Haskell; Hawke; Hawley Charge; Hawley Graded School; Hawley High School; Hawley Junior High School; Haynes; Hazelton; Hazleton; Healey; Heberling; Hedgleon; Heinroth; Helfrich; Heller; Hemlock Hollow; Hemlock Hollow School; Hemlock Hollow School Association; Herdman; Hermann; Hewitt; Hickory Ridge; Higgins; High Falls; Hiller; Hiris; Hoffer; Hoffman; Hogenbach; Holleran; Hollister brothers; Hooper; Hopps; Hough; Howe Fire Apparatus Co.; Hower; Hoyt; Hubener; Huckleberry Swamp; Huff; Hunt; Hunter; Hurricane Diane; Husted; Hyduchak; Indian Meadows; Indian Orchard, Pennsylvania; Iobst; Ironwood Point Recreation Area; Iroquois; Ivy Wood; Jack Hall Farm; James; Janusewski; Jebson; Jennings; Jim Ulanoski; Johnson; Jones; Jones Creek; Jung; Justice of the Peace; Keene Lake; Keesler; Kellam; Kelly; Kennedy; Kernick; Kettering; Keuling; Kilkern; Killam; Killam Brook; Killam Creek; Killingworth, Connecticut; Kimble; Kimble Brook; Kimbles; Kimbles Road; Kimbles, Pennsylvania; Kincaid; Kipp; Kipp Island; Kirkendall; Kleinhans Creek; Knollwood; Kohut; Kolvik-Campbell; Korean War; Krellwitz; Kretchik; Kroll; Krom; Kutztown, Pennsylvania; Kyle; Labar; LaBar; Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation; Lackawanna Path; Lackawanna Railroad; Lackawanna River; Lackawaxen; Lackawaxen River; Lackaway; Ladies Union Aid Society of Paupac; Lake Advisory Committee; Lake Arthur; Lake Como; Lake Giles; Lake Harbor Marina; Lake Jones; Lake Lacawac; Lake Wallenpaupack; Lake Wallenpaupack Association; Lake Wallenpaupack Motor Lodge; Lake Wallenpaupack Parent-Teacher Association; Lake Wallenpaupack Property Owners Association; Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District; Lake Wallenpaupack Yacht Club; Lake Wenonah; Lakeville; Langan; Langan Avenue; Langan Family; Langon; Langs; Larabee; Larney; LaTournous; Layton; Ledgedale Recreation Area; Ledgedale, Pennsylvania; Lehigh Broad Point; Lenape; Lenape Village; Lenni-Lenape; Lennon; Lennox; Lent; Leonard Simons; Leslie; Lester; Liberty Fire Company; Lienert; Lippincott's Grammar; Little Coonie Swamp; Lloyd; Loch Highlands; Loftus; Loftus Family; Log Tavern Ponds; Longworth; Lords Valley, Pennsylvania; Ludwig; Lukacinski; Lutz; Lynn; Lynn House; Lynndale Association; MacDonald; Maghaghamack; Maikey; Maney; Mangan Cove; Manhart; Manitou; Manor House; Many; Marine Terrace; Marshall; Martin; Masker; Mathews; McAndrew; McCormick; McCurdy; McDade; McDonough; McDougle; McEnaney; McFarland; McGlynn; McGoey; McHale; McNamara; Meditize; Megargle; Melody; Men's Quoit League; Mertens; Methodist Episcopal Church; Meyers; Milford Owego Turnpike; Milford, Pennsylvania 233, 303, 315; Mill Brook; Mill Brook Development; Millard; Millbrook; Miller; Minisink; Minisink Island; Minisink Path; Minor; Minter; Miss Stark; Mitchell; Moeller; Moffitt; Mohawk; Monet Family; Moravian Church; Morgan; Morris; Mountain Breezes; Mountain Spring Avenue; Mt. Cobb, Pennsylvania; Mulholland; Mulligan; Munsee; Munzle; Murphy; Mushala; Neale; Nelson Mill; Nemanie Lodge; Nemanie Lodge Road; Nevins; New York; New York City; Newcomer; Newman; Nichols; Nicholson; Nied; Nobles; Norton; Novotny; Obermiller; O'Brien; Okon; Old Greentown Road; Old Mill Stream; Old Mill Stream Restaurant; Old Paupack Cemetery; Old Pine Grove Cemetery; Old Rangers Inn; Oneida; Oney; Onondaga; Orange County, New York; Orline; Osborne; Osgood; Ost; Oughton; Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church; Overboard's Restaurant; Oviatt; Owen; Palmer; Palmer Method; Palmyra; Panther Swamp; Paper Birch; Paradise Point; Parish; Parke; Parks; Parrish; Pascoe; Paupac; Paupac Post Office; Paupack; Paupack 4-H Club; Paupack and Blooming Grove Road; Paupack Blueberry Farm; Paupack Consolidate School; Paupack Consolidated Elementary School; Paupack Consolidated School; Paupack Gardens; Paupack Hunting and Fishing Club; Paupack Methodist Church; Paupack Methodist Episcopal Church; Paupack Players; Paupack Post Office; Paupack Power Company; Paupack Telephone Company; Paupack, Consolidated School; Paupack, Pennsylvania; Peet; Pellet; Pellet Road; Pellet School; Pellett; Pelton; Penn; Pennamite War; Pennamites; Pennsylvania Department of Forest and Waters; Pennsylvania Power & Light Company; Pennsylvania Realty Investment Company; Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey Power Company; Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey Power Company; Perry; Petersen; Pethick; Petty; Phoenix Company; Phoenix Construction Company; Pickery; Pierson; Pike; Pike County Historical Society; Pike County Spring Music Festival; Pike County Superintendent of Schools; Pinchot; Pitkin; Poco North; Pocono Construction Company; Port Jervis, Pennsylvania; Porter; Postmaster General; PPL Environmental Learning Center; Presbyterian Church; Preston, Connecticut; Price; Probst; Promised Land; Promised Land Lake; Propst; Pulici; Purdy; Purdy Cemetery; Purdy School; Quick; Quigg; Quinn; Rarich; Rawing; Raymondskill Creek; Reafler Building; Red Cross; Red Hill Dam; Red School; Red School Bell; Reed; Reichman; Reid; Rentzheimer; Reser; Revolutionary War; Rickert; Ried; Rinefurt; Ritz Company Players; Ritz Theater; Robbins; Robert D. Wilson School; Roberts; Robinson; Robinson Lake; Rock View Hotel; Rojas; Rollison; Rose; Round Swamp; Rowland; Rucci; Ryder; Sabatino; Sachem; Sand Spring Creek; Sandt; Satori; Savage; Saw Mill; Sawyer; Schmeid; Schmied; Schmitt; Schocoppe School Museum; Schoenagel; School Committeemen; Schrenk; Schroeder; Schroeher; Schrumpf; Schultz; Schumacher; Schwartz; Scott; Scranton District; Scranton Engineer Club; Scranton, Pennsylvania; Scranton, Pennsylvania Diocese; Sebastianelli; Seeley; Seeley's Landing; Seeley's Pond; Seibold; Seidel; Seltzer; Seneca; Settlers Inn; Sheolah; Shephard; Sheridan; Sheridan Brook; Shiny Mountain; Shiny Mountain Airport; Shiny Mountain Road; Shiny Mountain School; Sieg; Siepiela; Sievers; Sievers School; Signor; Simons; Simonstown School; Singer; Singer,Rachel (Hazelton); Sitgreaves; Skier; Slocum; Smargiassi; Smith; Sommer; Sommers; Soose; South Paupack Post Officea; Spangenberg; Speiner; Spellman; Spinelli; Spinnler; Spinnlers Road; Spruce Swamp; Squires; St. Ann's Church; St. Mary's Church; St. Paul's Lutheran Church; St. Philomena's Parish; St. Thomas More Church; St. Veronica's Church; Stabell; Star Route Motel; Stark; Starr; State Police Underwater Search Team; Steel; Steele; Steinbrueck; Steinert; Steinman; Stephens; Stevens; Stewart; Stiemen; Stiles; Stillwell; Stone Quarry; Streepy; Strong; Strous; Sucker Brook; Sugarworks Swamp; Sullivan; Summit County, Ohio; Sunset View Farm; Surman; Susquehanna River; Sweet; Taft; Taft Cemetery; Tafton; Tafton Baptist Church; Tafton Baptist Sunday School; Tafton Dike; Tafton Fire Company; Tafton Flats; Tafton House; Tafton Post Office; Tafton School; Tafton, Pennsylvania ; Tandy; Tanglwood Fire Company; Tanglwood Homeowners Association; Tanglwood Lodge; Tanglwood Ski Area; Tanglwood Woodmont Village; Tannery; Ta-wah; Taylor; Teacher's Institute; Teedyuscung; Teeter; Tek; Terry; Tether; The Fifty-five Plus Club; The Greene Hills of Home; The McAdoo Lodge; Thek; Thielke; Thirty-foot Swamp; Thomson; Thomson & Linshaw; Thunder Pony; Toone; Tormey; Trivelpiece; Truempy; Trunzo; Tuberculosis; Turkey; Turtle; Tuscaroras; Tuttle; Typhoid Fever; Uhl; Unalactigo; Unami; Uncle Benny's Great Orchard; Unger; United Methodist Men; Updegrove; Uridel; Uswick; Utt; Valentine; Van Valen; VanAuken; Varnum; Vasisko; Vaughan; Vetterlein; Vetterlien; Vicinus; Vilardi; Vogler?s Feed Store; Von Brunn; Von Frank; Von Hake; VonHake; Wacker; Waldo; Waldron; Walker; Wallenpaupack Area Joint School System; Wallenpaupack Area Joint Schools; Wallenpaupack Area School District; Wallenpaupack Manor; Wallenpaupack Post Office; Wallenpaupack Power Company; Wallenpaupack River; Walter; Walters; Waltz; Walum Olum; War Production Board; Warneke; Warner; Warnke; Wasco; Washburn; Washburne; Washington; Water and Power Resources Board; Waters; Watres; Wayne and Pike Independent Telephone Company; Wayne and Pike Telephone Company; Wayne Development Company; Wayne Independent; Wegge; Wegst; Wells; Welwood Silk Company; Wenonah Fishing Club; Wentworth Algebra; Wescolang Lake; West; Westbrook; Westfall; Westmoreland; Westmorland County; Wettendorf; Wheeler; White; White Beauty View; White Beauty View Resort; White Mills, Pennsylvania; White School; Wickman; Williams; Williams House; Willis; Wilson; Wilsonville; Wilsonville Bridge; Wilsonville Campgrounds,; Wilsonville Falls; Wilsonville Recreation Area; Wilsonville, Pennsylvania; Windwalker; Winkler; Wintermute; Witters; Wolf; Wood; Woodland Hills; Woodward; World Famous Outing; World War II; Worley; Worrell; Wurts; Wyoming Massacre; Wyoming Minisink Path; Wyoming Minisink Trail; Wyoming Valley; York; Ziegler's Saw Mill; Zimmerman; Zimmerman Farm; Zone

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Dedication

Table of Contents               

List of Illustrations             

Foreword              

Acknowledgements            

Chapter 1 - The  Walink-Pa-Peeks    

Chapter 2 - True Pioneers  

Chapter 3 - Homesteaders 

Chapter 4 - Post Offices     

                Lackawack            

                Paupack

                Paupac  

                Gumbles

                Paupack

                South Paupack    

                Wallenpaupack   

                Palmyra 

                Tafton   

                Crosses 

Chapter 5 - Palmyra Township's District Schools          

                #1  - Cromwelltown School

                #2 - Tafton School              

                #3 - White School               

                #4 - Red School   

                #5 - Shiny Mountain School             

                #6 - Crosses School            

                #7 - Sievers School             

                Paupack Consolidated School          

Chapter 6 - Churches Of Palmyra     

                Baptist  

                Lutheran               

                Roman Catholic   

                Methodist            

Chapter 7 - Fire Company  

Chapter 8 - Water Ways Of Palmyra

                Fairview Lake       

                Promised Land Lake           

                Egypt Meadows Lake        

                Tanglwood Lake 

                Decker Hollow Pond           

                Decker Hollow Stream        

                Larry's Bass Pond               

                Seeley's Pond      

                Buehler’s Pond    

                Gumble’s Duck Pond          

                Lackawaxen River               

                Mill Brook            

                Kleinhans Creek  

                Lake Wallenpaupack          

Chapter 9 - Palmyra, Pike Historical Society   

Chapter 10 - Palmyra Township, Pike County

                Telephone            

                Electric  

                Railroad

                Roads    

                Zoning and Planning          

                Servants of Palmyra Township         

                The Name Palmyra              

Chapter 11 - Reflections     

                Anna Duffy          

                Helen Killam Teeter            

                Ruth Zimmerman Hannum 

                Adaline Gumble Schumacher            

                Adeline Cykosky Lennon  

                Ada Warneke      

                Arthur Manhart   

                George “Bud” and Chris Coutts       

                Teresa Lynn         

                Marjorie C. Murphy            

                Bruce and Winnie (Singer) Worrell  

                Dorothy Morgan Hoyt       

                Allen (Aggie) Masker        

                Ernest R. Bush     

                Claude, Jr. And Don (Dutch) Seeley

                Donal S. Coutts   

                Albert C. Coutts  

                Fred Thek             

                Leland Gumble, Jr.               

Bibliography        

Index     

 375 pages, 8x10

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