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

Carlisle

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Carlisle Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1751 as the seat of Cumberland County. Hisoric old frontier town. Supplied a contingent for the first regiment of the Continental Army in 1775. March against the Whiskey Rebels began here, 1794.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsMilitaryNotable EventsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 12.688′ N, 77° 10.845′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Hanover Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Marker is across the street from the Church of God Home. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 810 N Hanover Street, 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 Barracks (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Revolutionary War Forge
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. Carlisle Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thorpe Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Upton Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Army Medical Department Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Coren Apartments (approx. ¼ mile away); Wheelock Bandstand (approx. ¼ mile away); Washington Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
 
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 963 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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