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Ralpho in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Character Cutouts

Knoebels Groves

 
 
Character Cutouts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
1. Character Cutouts Marker
Inscription.
Knoebels
Groves

Character cutouts were made by artist Frank Meisel who was hired by Pete Knoebel around 1950 to paint everything from signs to scenery panels. The clown appeared at Burch Drug Store in Elysburg to announce the entertainment for the weekend and is a relic from the earlier days of the park.
 
Erected by Knoebels.
 
Location. 40° 52.734′ N, 76° 30.348′ W. Marker is in Ralpho, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Phoenix Lane 0.2 miles north of Knoebels Boulevard when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the south side of the Novelty Shop in Knoebels Amusement 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. Knoebels Wurlitzer 165 Organ (within shouting distance of this marker); The Newest Old Covered Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swimming Hole (about 600 feet away); Grand Carousel (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Grand Carousel (about
Character Cutouts Marker & Clown image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
2. Character Cutouts Marker & Clown
600 feet away); Stein & Goldstein Carousel (about 700 feet 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 Amusement Resort - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Knoebels Amusement Resort. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsEntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas
 
Clown Cutout Relic image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 23, 2018
3. Clown Cutout Relic
 
 
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 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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