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One of the he leading campgrounds in the area is Foxwood Campground.
In 1737 Daniel Brodhead, the founder of East Stroudsburg, settled on the site now occupied by The Pocono Hospital Complex. By 1755 the Brodhead settlement was a large frontier community. On December 11, 1755, the home of Daniel Brodhead's family was attacked by 200 Indians. For more than eight hours the family fought for their lives. All of their outbuildings and barns were burned to the in honor of Daniel Brodhead until 1856.
When the D L & W Railroad began operating they called it East Stroudsburg.
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