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Remembering the founding members, known and unknown
of the Churchtown Church of God who are interred in this cemetery.
They include four veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic.
William B. - son of George M. & Mary A. Reed
Died Apr. 28, 1…
Monroe Township history lives on
in this 300 year old American Sycamore Tree.
Its endurance reminds us of the lasting
contribution of Monroe Township citizens
to Pennsylvania and American history.
Presented by Chairman A.W. Castle,
The Boiling Springs Park opened in 1904 on the east side of the lake. It was a popular recreational destination until the park closed c. 1930. Most visitors arrived by trolley and came from throughout Cumberland County. Activities included walking…
Medal of Honor SFC Randall ShughartU.S. Army Special Forces SniperNewville, PACumberland County1958 - 1993Sergeant Shughart gave thesupreme sacrifice during a rescueattempt of a downed helicoptorpilot in SomoliaWe proudly honor SFC Shughartwith th…
This seven-acre, man-made lake was created in the 1750s to power the iron works once located at the lower end. The lake is fed by about 30 natural springs clustered behind the tavern and at the upper end of the lake. The daily output is approximat…
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a public footpath that follows more than 2,100 miles of Appalachian Mountain ridge lines between Maine and Georgia. It was designed, constructed, and marked in the 1920s and 1930s by volunteer hiking clubs …
Founded about 1762 by John Rigbie and Co. Operated after 1781 by Michael Ege, noted ironmaster of the period. Ruins of the charcoal furnace still stand.
Erected in loving memory of all veterans of Cumberland CountyDedicated July 4, 1957 with a parade and ceremonies at this spotBuilt and presented to the veterans byThe Boiling Springs Civic Improvement Committee
An Underground Railroad agent from 1835 to 1847, when he was sued by a Maryland slave owner. He was ultimately fined $4,000 in 1852, in a case that drew wide attention. Kaufman had provided food and transportation to fugitive slaves passing throug…