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

Molly Pitcher

 
 
Molly Pitcher Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Molly Pitcher Marker
Inscription. Mary “Ludwig” Hays McCauley, known as “Molly Pitcher,” heroine at Battle of Monmouth, is buried in Old Graveyard just east of here. In this burial ground are graves of many distinguished citizens.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 11.854′ N, 77° 11.376′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 34) and Chestnut Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Hanover Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlisle Old Graveyard Revolutionary War Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Molly Pitcher (about 400 feet away); Brigadier General William Thompson (about 400 feet away); Old Graveyard (about 600 feet away); Major André (about 600 feet away); Andre & Despard House (about 600 feet away); The Salvation Army (about 700 feet away); Blaine House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Molly Pitcher at FindAGrave.com.
Molly Pitcher Gravesite. Photo, Click for full size
By Dave Kerr, September 12, 2012
2. Molly Pitcher Gravesite.
(Submitted on November 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesHeroesNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bronze sculpture on the right side of the Molly Pitcher Grave. Photo, Click for full size
By Dave Kerr, September 12, 2012
3. Bronze sculpture on the right side of the Molly Pitcher Grave.
Bronze sculpture on the left side of the Molly Pitcher Grave. Photo, Click for full size
By Dave Kerr, September 12, 2012
4. Bronze sculpture on the left side of the Molly Pitcher Grave.
Molly Pitcher Statue. Photo, Click for full size
By Dave Kerr, September 12, 2012
5. Molly Pitcher Statue.
Molly Pitcher Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
6. Molly Pitcher Marker
Looking north along Hanover Street.
Molly Pitcher Gravesite Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
7. Molly Pitcher Gravesite
Molly Pitcher Statue at Gravesite Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
8. Molly Pitcher Statue at Gravesite
The women of '76: "Molly Pitcher" the heroine of Monmouth Photo, Click for full size
By Currier & Ives, circa 1880s
9. The women of '76: "Molly Pitcher" the heroine of Monmouth
Currier & Ives--Women of '76
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 6,438 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.   6, 7, 8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   9. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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