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Carson Long Military Institute

 
 
Carson Long Military Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
1. Carson Long Military Institute Marker
Inscription.  A military school since 1919, it is the oldest in Pennsylvania. Originally Bloomfield Academy, founded in 1837. Owned 1914-21 by Theodore K. Long and renamed as a memorial to his son, William Carson Long. First building, "The Maples" was completed in 1840.
 
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 40° 25.309′ N, 77° 11.308′ W. Marker is in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, in Perry County. Marker is on N. Carlisle St., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bloomfield PA 17068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carson Long Institute (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donald Campbell Willard (about 400 feet away); New Bloomfield World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); Perry County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perry County Civil War Memorial
Carson Long Military Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Carson Long Military Institute Marker
Looking north along Carlisle Street.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Newport Fugitive Slave Rescue (approx. 4.8 miles away); Newport Historic District (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Settlement of Newport (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bloomfield.
 
Also see . . .  Carson Long Military Institute. Official Site (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Carson Long Military Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Carson Long Military Institute Marker
Looking north along Carlisle Street.
Carson Long Military Institute image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
4. Carson Long Military Institute
Carson Long Military Institute image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2009
5. Carson Long Military Institute
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Aug. 12, 2022