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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
1. Carlisle Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1751 as the seat of Cumberland County. Historic 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 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. 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° 12.1′ N, 77° 12.695′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on U.S. 11, on the left when traveling west. Marker is west of Carlisle. 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. Forbes Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Charles Nisbet Campus of Dickinson College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dickinson Students Part Ways (approx. ¾ mile away); The Benjamin Rush Campus of Dickinson College
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Dickinson School of Law (approx. 0.8 miles away); Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dickinson College (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old West (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Carlisle Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Nov. 28, 2023