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

Newville War Memorial

They Died That We Might Live - They Rest In Honored Glory

 
 
Newville War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
1. Newville War Memorial
Inscription. Erected in honor of the men and women of this community who served in our armed forces and to those who made the supreme sacrifice that we may be a free nation
 
Erected 1959 by Hamilton-Myers Post 6070, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Location. 40° 10.284′ N, 77° 23.995′ W. Marker is in Newville, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Big Spring Avenue and West Street, on the right when traveling west on Big Spring Avenue. 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 walking distance of this marker. The First National Bank of Newville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Big Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newville Trolley (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Denning (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Byers-Eckels House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church and Manse (approx. 0.2 miles away); State Police School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newville.
 
Also see . . .  Pictures of the fountain through the ages
Newville War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
2. Newville War Memorial
Memorial is across West Street, behind fountain. Big Spring Avenue on left, Parsonage Street on right.
. A history in pictures of the fountain near the marker. (Submitted on June 4, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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Fountain Plaque image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
3. Fountain Plaque
"Built 1896 by Henry Shreffler and his son, John, and Mahlon Williams"
Newville has a Fountain Festival every year. This 2 day community event, originally a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the fountain, has become a tradition, with a parade, live music and dancing in the street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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