Personal Reminiscences of Taylor Borough: As it was in 1844 by N.G Parke, D.D is a book written from N.G. Parke's point of view. He discusses the origins and first families that lived in what is now Taylor. Taylor was originally called Atherton after Eliezer Atherton who made his money by " hauling coal over the mountian from the mines to Honesdale before the railroad was completed." N.G Parke was the reverend and lived with the Atherton's in the area which is now Taylor.