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

Old West

 
 
Old West NHRP plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 11, 2011
1. Old West NHRP plaque
Inscription.  
has been designated a
Registered National Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955
this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illuminating the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1963
 
Erected 1963.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 21, 1955.
 
Location. 40° 12.174′ N, 77° 11.715′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from N West Street west of Dickenson Avenue. 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. Dickinson College during the Gettysburg Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Dickinson’s Historic Triangle (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Benjamin Rush (within shouting distance of this marker); West College: A National Historic Landmark
Old West through a college gate. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 11, 2011
2. Old West through a college gate.
The plaque is to the left of the entrance.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dickinson College (about 300 feet away); Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity (about 300 feet away); The President’s House (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Dr. Benjamin Rush (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old West, Dickinson College. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. NRHP nomination. (Submitted on July 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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