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Gordon A. Hufnagle Park

 
 
Gordon A. Hufnagle Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2018
1. Gordon A. Hufnagle Park Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the memory of
Gordon Hufnagle,
Public Safety Director,
who lost his life while attempting
the rescue of Lewisburg citizens on
June 22, 1972.

 
Erected by Borough of Lewisburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is June 22, 1972.
 
Location. 40° 57.756′ N, 76° 53.255′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is on Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 45) east of 6th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hufnagle Park, Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Reading Railroad Freight Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 317 Market Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel F. Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisburg Witness Tree (approx.
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¼ mile away); Union County (approx. ¼ mile away); History of the Lewisburg Cemetery Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Catholic Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
More about this marker. Middle initial is apparently "F" and not "A"
 
Also see . . .
1. Gordon A. Hufnagle in Some Flood History (Union County Historical Society). (Submitted on December 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Gordon Hufnagle. (Submitted on December 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Officer Gordon F. Hufnagle. (Submitted on December 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Gordon A. Hufnagle Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 15, 2018
2. Gordon A. Hufnagle Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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