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

Episcopal Square

 
 
Episcopal Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Episcopal Square Marker
Inscription.  This square was set apart by the Penns, in 1751, for the Church of England; in continuous use since that time by St. John's Episcopal Church. In 1752, the first church building was erected.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1751.
 
Location. 40° 12.097′ N, 77° 11.332′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (U.S. 11) and High Street (Pennsylvania Route 74), on the right when traveling north on Hanover Street. Marker is at the northeast corner of Hanover and High Streets. 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. 1753 Carlisle Indian Conference (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Return of the Captives
Episcopal Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, October 30, 2021
2. Episcopal Square Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Courtyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Directory of Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker); Market House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shelling of Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Trail (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Episcopal Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. Episcopal Square Marker
Looking north toward St. John's Episcopal Church.
St. John's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, October 30, 2021
4. St. John's Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 19, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 19, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022