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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 …
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 entertainme…
The 28 horses on this carousel were hand-carved in 1912 by Solomon Stein & Harry Goldstein of Brooklyn, N.Y. Purchased by Lawrence Knoebel in 1948 from Croop's Glen Park, Hunlock Creek, Penna., it was used at nearby fairs and carnivals. It was sol…
In memory of our valiant and honored comrades buried in this cemetery. Grant them peace and eternal rest. Dedicated Nov. 11, 1994
Who dared to die that we might live. Born in Northumberland Pa. Son of Geo. & Margaret Cooke Enlisted in 102 Cavalry - Served 4 years W.W.II Wounded in France Sept. 14 1944 Killed in Holland Oct. 27 1944. Awarded Silver Star for Gallantry …
Erected by Capt. James Taggart Post, No. 350, Dept. Pa., G.A.R., to the memory of Soldiers of the War of 1861-1865. "Left on the field of battle to moan out, all alone, the death rattle." Capt. James Taggart, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C. …
Laid out 1772 as the county seat of Northumberland on the site of Indian Shamokin by surveyor-General William Maclay. Borough incorporation Mar. 24, 1797. Here Fort Augusta was built in 1756. Historic center of travel, trade and industry.
At Mahantango Gap, seen to the south, was the Double Eagle, a stopping place on the Indian path that ran from Shamokin (Sunbury) at the Forks of the Susquehanna to Weiser's on the Tulpehocken Valley, and on to Philadelphia.
This tablet commemorates the installation at Sunbury PA., of the first three-wire central station incandescent electric lighting plant in the world. On the night of July 4, 1883, Thomas A. Edison, the creator of the incandescent lamp, and invent…
Mozart's librettist in the 1780s for "The Marriage of Figaro," "Don Giovanni," and "Cosi fan tutte" came to America in 1805 and lived in Sunbury from June 1811 to August 1818. Da Ponte wrote that on visiting Sunbury, the adopted home of his wife's…