Mont Alto in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain John E. Cook
Erected 1909 by Kittichtinny Historical Society.
Location. 39° 50.41′ N, 77° 32.654′ W. Marker is in Mont Alto, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street (Route 233) and Slabtown Road on Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mont Alto PA 17237, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Brown Raid (here, next to this marker); Ralph Elwood Brock (here, next to this marker); Pennsylvania State Forest Academy (here, next to this marker); George H. Wirt (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Penn State Mont Alto Campus (about 700 feet away); Conklin Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chestnut Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); Snow Hill Cloister (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mont Alto.
More about this marker. There is a newer marker across the street. This is at the entrance of Penn State Mont Alto.
Regarding Captain John E. Cook.
Daniel Logan was a notorious slave-catcher. He and others like him were enabled by the federal Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.
Additional keywords. Captain John Cooke
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2007, by Peter Linehan of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 4,422 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 8, 2007, by Peter Linehan of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.