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

Episcopal Square

 
 
Episcopal Square Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Episcopal Square Marker
Inscription. This square was set apart by the Penns, in 1751, for the Church of England; in continuous use since that time by St. John's Episcopal Church. In 1752, the first church building was erected.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.097′ N, 77° 11.332′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (U.S. 11) and High Street (Pennsylvania Route 74), on the right when traveling north on Hanover Street. Click for map. Marker is at the northeast corner of Hanover and High Streets. 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. 1753 Carlisle Indian Conference (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Return of the Captives (within shouting distance of this marker); Market House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shelling of Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Trail (within
Episcopal Square Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. Episcopal Square Marker
Looking north toward St. John's Episcopal Church.
shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland County (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Shelling of Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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