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

Carlisle

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
1. Carlisle Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1751 as the seat of Cumberland County. Historic old frontier town. Supplied a contingent for the first regiment of the Continental Army in 1775. March against the Whiskey Rebels began here, 1794.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.1′ N, 77° 12.695′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on U.S. 11, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is west of Carlisle. 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. Forbes Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Charles Nisbet Campus of Dickinson College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dickinson Students Part Ways (approx. mile away); a different marker also named The Forbes Road (approx. mile away but has been reported missing); The Benjamin Rush Campus of Dickinson College (approx. mile away); Dickinson School of Law (approx. 0.8 miles away); Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dickinson College (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Carlisle Marker
 
 
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