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

Schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976

 
 
In commemoration of the various schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
1. In commemoration of the various schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976 Marker
The Army Tricentennial Time Capsule is beneath the large plaque flat in the base.
Inscription.  
In commemoration of the various schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976

Artillery School 1777-1783
Recruiting Depot and Basic Training for Dragoons, Artillery, and Infantry 1791-1818
Recruiting Depot USN 1828
Cavalry School 1838-1871
Recruiting and retraining functions 1861-1865
Carlisle Indian Industrial School 1879-1918
Medical Field Service School 1920-1946
Army (later Armed Forces) Information School 1946-1951
School for Government of Occupied Areas 1946
Adjutant General School 1946-1947
Chaplain School 1946-1951
Military Police School 1946-1948
Army Security Agency School 1949-1951
Army War College 1951 to present

Army Bicentennial Time Capsule
To be opened on Army Tricentennial 2075

Capsule and military school plaque donated by U.S. Army Health Services Command

 
Erected 1975 by Donated by U.S. Army Health Services Command.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location.
To the marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
2. To the marker
40° 12.462′ N, 77° 10.752′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Flower Road and Guardhouse Lane, on the right when traveling north on Flower Road. marker is the grounds of Carlisle Barracks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pratt Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick the Great (within shouting distance of this marker); Coren Apartments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hessian Powder Magazine (about 400 feet away); Army Medical Department Memorial (about 400 feet away); Wheelock Bandstand (about 400 feet away); Quarters 3 (about 400 feet away); Quarters 2 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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