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

Carlisle Jail

 
 
Carlisle Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
1. Carlisle Jail Marker
Inscription.
Replica of Norman Castle,
Carlisle, England.
Erected 1754.
Enlarged 1790.
Rebuilt 1854.

 
Erected by Historic Carlisle. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Location. 40° 12.085′ N, 77° 11.225′ 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 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. Old Prison (a few steps from this marker); Duncan-Stiles House (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. John Armstrong (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. William Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass in Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker); John Bannister Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker); Episcopal Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Historic Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
2. Historic Carlisle Marker
The marker is seen here to the right of the front entrance of the Cumberland County Prison building.
Carlisle Jail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Carlisle Jail
Carlisle Jail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
4. Carlisle Jail
This structure served as the Cumberland County Prison for 130 years.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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