Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dickinson Students Part Ways
The autograph book belonging to Dickinson student F. B. Sellers contains comments such as these: “If I wear the Phi Kap badge, don’t shoot me Frank. Yours fraternally, H. Kennedy Weber, Baltimore,” and “Though I am a Secessionalist, yet . . . I am your friend. May prosperity attend you in all you do, except in making war upon the South. Yours fraternally, Cyrus Galutt, Jr., Baltimore, Maryland.”
Erected by Pennsylvania
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Civil War Trails series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1861.
Location. 40° 12.138′ N, 77° 11.852′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on College Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on College Street, between High Street and Church Avenue. 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. The Benjamin Rush Campus of Dickinson College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Charles Nisbet Campus of Dickinson College (within shouting distance of this marker); Dickinson College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); West College: A National Historic Landmark (about 700 feet away); Old West (about 700 feet away); Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity (about 700 feet away); Dickinson College during the Gettysburg Campaign (about 700 feet away); Dickinson’s Historic Triangle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
More about this marker. The bottom left of the marker contains the portraits of two Dickinson College students. These are Clarence Gearhart Jackson, Dickinson Class of 1860 – Union and John Henry Graybill, Dickinson Class of 1860 – Confederate, both Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.
The marker’s lower right features a “Photograph of Dickinson College, ca. 1860 showing West and East Buildings, Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.”
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 872 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.