Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Military • Native Americans • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1764.
Location. 40° 12.757′ N, 77° 10.715′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (U.S. 11) and Ashburn Drive, on the right when traveling south on Hanover Street. Marker is 100 feet north of the Ashburn Gate entrance to the US Army's 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. Carlisle (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct Site of Revolutionary War Forge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Upton Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thorpe Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); To Commemorate the First Home of the "Mobile Arm" (approx. ¼ mile away); Dragoon Circle (approx. ¼ mile away); Washington Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Army Medical Department Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away).
Also see . . . Carlisle Barracks History. The post is now home to the U.S. Army War College. (Submitted on February 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,392 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.