“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bamberg in Bamberg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Carlisle Military School

Carlisle Military School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Carlisle Military School Marker
Inscription. SC Methodists began an institution on this site in 1892 naming it Carlisle Fitting School, for James H. Carlisle, president of Wofford College 1875-1902. It served as a coeducational preparatory institution for Wofford. Col. James F. Risher (1889-1973) leased Carlisle in 1932 and purchased it 1938, renaming it Carlisle Military School by 1943. It educated young men from the US and many countries until closing in 1977.
Erected 1994 by City of Bamberg Board of Public Works. (Marker Number 5-4.)
Location. 33° 17.687′ N, 81° 1.928′ W. Marker is in Bamberg, South Carolina, in Bamberg County. Marker is at the intersection of South Carlisle Street and Midway Street, on the left when traveling south on South Carlisle Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bamberg SC 29003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bamberg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bamberg County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pinewood Plantation (approx. 3.6 miles away); Woodlands (approx. 4.4 miles away); Voorhees College
Carlisle Military School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
2. Carlisle Military School Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); AT&T Building (approx. 6.6 miles away); Denmark Depot (approx. 6.8 miles away); Salem Methodist Church (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bamberg.
Regarding Carlisle Military School. Today, a JOB Corps Center is in use of the School and grounds.
Categories. Education
Carlisle Military School Marker at the intersection of South Carlisle and Midway Streets Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
3. Carlisle Military School Marker at the intersection of South Carlisle and Midway Streets
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,663 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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