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Ray F. Decker Trail

V86J+CG Centre Hall, Pennsylvania

A short yet steep hike up to the monument in honor of James Cleveland, an airmail pilot who passed away in May 1931 in a plane crash on Mount Nittany between Centre Hall and Pleasant Gap.

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The Ray Decker Trail begins at the Decker proporty on Route 192, and climbs the mountain to the James Cleveland Memorial, where you can continue on James Cleveland Trail to Greens Valley Road. Connect with the past via a short yet steep hike up to the monument in honor of James Cleveland, an airmail pilot who passed away in May 1931 in a plane crash on Mount Nittany between Centre Hall and Pleasant Gap. Follow the trail to reach the top where an inscribed pillar and wreckage from the tragic accident memorialize this prominent piece of Centre County history. 

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V86J+CG Centre Hall, Pennsylvania

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