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

Historic Downtown Carlisle

 
 
Historic Downtown Carlisle wayside image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 11, 2011
1. Historic Downtown Carlisle wayside
Inscription.  
The Borough of Carlisle Historic District – Founded 1751
Green Border indicates Historic District
1. Visitor Center
2. Dickenson College*
3. Penn State Dickenson School of Law*
4. Carlisle Theatre*
5. Cumberland County Historical Society*
6. Carlisle Arts Learning Center
7. Borough Hall
8. Post Office
9. Parking Garage
10. Historic Courthouse (circa 1846)*
11. New Courthouse (circa 1962)*
12. Molly Pitcher Memorial*

There are many unique shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafes in our downtown. We hope you plan to visit these businesses and will take time to wander our charming, Historic District. For more information about out downtown and other community attractions, please stop by the Visitor Center located one block north at 18 North Hanover Street (#1 on the map).
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 12.073′ N, 77° 11.356′ W. Marker is in
Historic Downtown Carlisle wayside at Public Square image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 11, 2011
2. Historic Downtown Carlisle wayside at Public Square
The marker is between the two benches.
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on S Hanover Street south of W High Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. The Shelling of Carlisle (here, next to this marker); Cumberland County (here, next to this marker); Forbes Trail (here, next to this marker); Historical Directory of Carlisle (a few steps from this marker); Veteran’s Memorial Courtyard (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle Public Square (a few steps from this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Market House Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
More about this marker. The wayside is at the Public Square.
(* have separate HMDB entries)
 
Also see . . .  Self-Guided Historical Tours in Cumberland Valley. Links to seven walking tours of the Carlisle area. (Submitted on July 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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