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

Gen. John Armstrong

 
 
Gen. John Armstrong Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2009
1. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
Inscription. “Hero of Kittanning,” Revolutionary officer; member of Continental Congress, County Judge, lived in a house on this site. Died at Carlisle, 1795. Buried in Old Graveyard, two blocks south.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.079′ N, 77° 11.192′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Pennsylvania Route 74) and Bedford Street, on the left when traveling east on High Street. Click for map. Marker is at northeast corner of intersection. 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. Gen. William Irvine (a few steps from this marker); Old Prison (within shouting distance of this marker); Duncan-Stiles House (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Douglass in Carlisle (about 300 feet away); John Bannister Gibson (about 300 feet away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Related marker.
Gen. John Armstrong Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
2. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
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Also see . . .  John Armstrong. (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. HeroesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Gen. John Armstrong Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dave Kerr, September 12, 2012
3. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
Gen. John Armstrong Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2009
4. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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