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Knoebels Wurlitzer 165 Organ

 
 
Knoebles Wurlitzer 165 Organ Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
1. Knoebles Wurlitzer 165 Organ Marker
Inscription.
Knoebels
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 Knoebels 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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is adjacent to the Chalet gift shop in Knoebels Amusement Park. Google Maps pedestrian street view is available throughout the park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 391 Knoebels Boulevard, Elysburg PA 17824, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Character Cutouts (within shouting distance of this marker); Swimming Hole (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Newest Old Covered Bridge
Knoebels Wurlitzer 165 Organ & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
2. Knoebels Wurlitzer 165 Organ & Marker
(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.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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