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

Wheelock Bandstand

 
 
Wheelock Bandstand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
1. Wheelock Bandstand Marker
Inscription.  
Wheelock Bandstand

Completed in 1980 at the site of the original 1867 bandstand of the cavalry depot and later the Carlisle Indian School. Named in honor of Dennis Wheelock, who graduated from the Indian School in 1890, and was the school’s first Indian bandmaster. Dedicated during the celebration of the Carlisle Indian School Centennial.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNative Americans.
 
Location. 40° 12.499′ N, 77° 10.686′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. The marker is in 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. Quarters 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Army Medical Department Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Coren Apartments (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarters 3 (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick the Great (about 300 feet away,
Wheelock Bandstand image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
2. Wheelock Bandstand
Coren Apartments beyond.
measured in a direct line); Schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976 (about 400 feet away); The Hessian Powder Magazine (about 500 feet away); Thorpe Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Regarding Wheelock Bandstand. The marker mistakenly refers to him as "Dennis".
 
Also see . . .  Dennison Wheelock. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Dennison Wheelock image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, 1914
3. Dennison Wheelock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on April 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 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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