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Near Newville in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On This Spot Were Found

 
 
On This Spot Were Found Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 6, 2017
1. On This Spot Were Found Marker
Inscription. On This Spot Were Found Three Babes in the Woods
Nov. - 24 - 1934
 
Location. 40° 3.953′ N, 77° 18.308′ W. Marker is near Newville, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Centerville Road (Pennsylvania Route 233) 0.1 miles from Pine Tree Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newville PA 17241, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Michaux (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pine Grove Furnace POW Interrogation Camp (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kidnapped (approx. 6.5 miles away); Joseph Ritner (approx. 6.6 miles away); First Casualty In Cumberland County (approx. 7 miles away); Mt. Victory Church Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); Big Spring Hotel (approx. 8.7 miles away); State Police School (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newville.
 
More about this marker. This marker is shaped like a Keystone Marker
 
Also see . . .
1. The Babes in the Woods. PAJack (Submitted on January 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Babes in the Wood murders (Pine Grove Furnace). Wikipedia article regarding the murders
On This Spot Were Found Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 6, 2017
2. On This Spot Were Found Marker
(Submitted on January 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
Memorial for the 'Babes in the Woods' at Westminster Memorial Gardens. image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Jeanine Fischbach Fisher , November 6, 2016
3. Memorial for the 'Babes in the Woods' at Westminster Memorial Gardens.
Burial cemetery for the 'Babes in the Woods' located in Carlisle (Cumberland County) Pennsylvania (about 15 miles from this marker.) Also buried here are Elmo Noakes (father of Dewilla and Cordelia, and stepfather of Norma) and Winifred Pierce. The American Legion honored Noakes for his military service with full military honors, about 100 feet from the graves of his daughters.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 164 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on January 7, 2017.
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