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

Gen. John Armstrong

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2009
1. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
Inscription.  “Hero of Kittanning,” Revolutionary officer; member of Continental Congress, County Judge, lived in a house on this site. Died at Carlisle, 1795. Buried in Old Graveyard, two blocks south.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 12.079′ N, 77° 11.192′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Pennsylvania Route 74) and Bedford Street, on the left when traveling east on High Street. Marker is at northeast corner of intersection. 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. Gen. William Irvine (a few steps from this marker); Old Prison (within shouting distance of this marker); Duncan-Stiles House (within shouting distance
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By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
2. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
of this marker); Carlisle Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Douglass in Carlisle (about 300 feet away); John Bannister Gibson (about 300 feet away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
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Also see . . .  John Armstrong Sr. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on June 4, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Gen. John Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Kerr, September 12, 2012
3. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
Gen. John Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2009
4. Gen. John Armstrong Marker
Gen. John Armstrong , Sr. image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia, unknown
5. Gen. John Armstrong , Sr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 829 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on September 12, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on May 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on June 4, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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