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Franklin in Columbia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Swimming Hole

 
 
Swimming Hole Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
1. Swimming Hole Marker
Inscription.  
Swimming Hole
A natural swimming
hole on
Roaring Creek
attracted the first
visitors to
Knoebels farm.
Admission:
With bath house 10˘
Visitors Horse
Fed & Stabled 25˘
 
Erected by Knoebels.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 52.717′ N, 76° 30.229′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Pennsylvania, in Columbia County. Marker is on Knoebels Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Knoebels Amusement Park near the north side of the swimming pool. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elysburg PA 17824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Newest Old Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Carousel (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Grand Carousel (within shouting distance of this marker); Character Cutouts (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Knoebel's Wurlitzer 165 Organ (about 600 feet away); 1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck (about 600 feet away); Stein & Goldstein Carousel (about 700 feet away); Catawissa Friends Meeting (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
More about this marker. Roaring Creek is the boundary between Franklin Township in Columbia County and Ralpho Township in Northumberland County.
 
Also see . . .
1. Knoebels Amusement Resort. (Submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Knoebels Amusement Resort - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Swimming Hole Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
2. Swimming Hole Marker
View is northward. The creek is the county line. The Lawrence L. Knoebel covered bridge in the background is the location of The Newest Old Covered Bridge marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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