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Newburg and Hopewell Township World War II Memorial

 
 
Newburg and Hopewell Township World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
1. Newburg and Hopewell Township World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the Glory of God and the Citizens of Newburg Penna, and Hopewell Township, who served their country in the cause of freedom
World War II

These died that liberty might not perish
—————
Theron Hensel
David Palmer
Franklin Wheeler

The two outside panels contain the names of 53 WWII veterans from the local area.
 
Erected by Citizens of Newburg and Hopewell Township.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 40° 8.245′ N, 77° 33.293′ W. Marker is in Newburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 641) and High Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newburg PA 17240, 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. Middle Spring Presbyterian Church Commemorative Marker (approx. 3.8 miles away); Our Fallen Patriots (approx. 3.9 miles away);
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
2. Newburg and Hopewell Township World War II Memorial Honored Dead
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Middle Spring Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Forbes Road - Raystown Path (approx. 5.7 miles away); Lt. James F. Bearer, USMC Memorial Trees (approx. 5.8 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 6 miles away); Shippensburg (approx. 6 miles away); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Newburg-Hopewell WWII Memorial. (Submitted on June 4, 2009.)
 
Newburg and Hopewell Township World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
3. Newburg and Hopewell Township World War II Memorial
Looking northeast, with High Street in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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