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Newville in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

State Police School

 
 
State Police School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
1. State Police School Marker
Inscription. The Pennsylvania State Police Training School, first of its kind in the nation, was established here in 1920 at the old Big Spring Hotel, which stood nearby. In 1923 the location of the school was transferred to Hershey, in Dauphin County.
 
Erected 1970 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 10.018′ N, 77° 24.104′ W. Marker is in Newville, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Big Spring Ave. on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newville PA 17241, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Big Spring Hotel (here, next to this marker); First United Presbyterian Church and Manse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Byers-Eckels House (about 600 feet away); Newville Trolley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newville War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First National Bank of Newville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Big Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); William Denning (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newville.
 
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State Police School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
2. State Police School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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