Ralpho in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Knoebel's Wurlitzer 165 Organ
Built in 1907 as a Barrel organ in North Tonawanda NY. organ Co. and converted about 1914 by Wurlitzer Co. to a double paper roll system, it was obtained by Knoebel's in 1948 from Croop's Glen Park, Hunlock's Creek, Pa.
During the winter of 82-83 it was completely disassembled & rebuilt to original specifications by David Wynn and other Knoebel's staff people.
Contains oven 300 pipes & bell bars 100+ years young
Erected by Knoebels.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment.
Location. 40° 52.699′ N, 76° 30.349′ W. Marker is in Ralpho, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Phoenix Lane 0.1 miles from Knoebels Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Marker is adjacent to the Chalet gift shop in Knoebels Amusement Park. Google Maps pedestrian street view is available throughout the park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 391 Knoebels Boulevard, Elysburg PA 17824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Character Cutouts (within shouting distance of this marker); Swimming Hole (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Newest Old Covered Bridge (about 600 feet away); Grand Carousel (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Grand Carousel (about 700 feet away); Stein & Goldstein Carousel (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1940 Chevrolet Fire Truck (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catawissa Friends Meeting (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ralpho.
More about this marker. The park is divided by Roaring Creek which is the county line.
Also see . . .
1. Knoebels North Tonawanda 165 Barrel Organ XIII - You Tube. One of a few videos on You Tube of this organ. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Knoebels Amusement Resort - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Knoebels Amusement Resort. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on February 3, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.