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

Dragoon Circle

 
 
Dragoon Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
1. Dragoon Circle Marker
Inscription.  
Named for the dragoon units stationed at Carlisle Barracks and the Dragoons who trained at its Cavalry School of Practice during the school’s tenure of operation from 1838 to 1861.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 40° 12.569′ N, 77° 10.577′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ashburn Drive and Forbes Avenue, in the median. The marker is on the grounds of the 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. To Commemorate the First Home of the "Mobile Arm" (here, next to this marker); Washington Hall (a few steps from this marker); Richard Henry Pratt (within shouting distance of this marker); Upton Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Albert "Chief" Bender (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Revolutionary War Forge (about 400 feet away); Thorpe Hall (about 400 feet away); Wheelock Bandstand (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .
The Dragoon Circle Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
2. The Dragoon Circle Memorial
 Dragoon. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
1st Regiment of Dragoons in the Mexican-American War. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 16, 2020
3. 1st Regiment of Dragoons in the Mexican-American War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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