Gardners in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pine Grove Furnace POW Interrogation Camp
Erected 2011 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 40° 1.334′ N, 77° 19.653′ W. Marker is in Gardners, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Grove Road (PA 233) and Michaux Road on Pine Grove Road (PA 233). Touch for map. The marker is located in Cooke Township. Marker is in this post office area: Gardners PA 17324, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Michaux (approx. 1.2 miles away); On This Spot Were Found (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kidnapped (approx. 5 miles Biglerville (approx. 7.9 miles away); Mary Jemison (approx. 8.1 miles away); Forbes Road - Raystown Path (approx. 9.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); Mt. Victory Church Cemetery (approx. 9½ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Sentinel Pine Grove POWs: Pine Grove Furnace was once a POW Interrogation Camp. (Submitted on January 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Cumberland County Historical Society - Self Guided Camp Michaux Walking Tour (.pdf). Among other uses, this document provides information and photos of the former Pine Grove Furnace POW Interrogation Camp. (Submitted on January 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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