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Cooke Township 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.
Photographed 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
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 40° 3.953′ N, 77° 18.308′ W. Marker is in Cooke Township, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Centerville Road (Pennsylvania Route 233) 0.1 miles Pine Tree Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newville PA 17241, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 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); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away); Kidnapped (approx. 6½ miles away); Joseph Ritner (approx. 6.6 miles away); Trine Memorial Park (approx. 6.7 miles away); In Memory of James and Jane Weakley (approx. 6.8 miles away); First Casualty In Cumberland County (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooke Township.
 
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)
On This Spot Were Found Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, January 6, 2017
2. On This Spot Were Found Marker
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. Wikipedia article regarding the murders (Submitted on January 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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 was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Dec. 9, 2022