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

Carlisle Jail

 
 
Carlisle Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
1. Carlisle Jail Marker
Inscription.  
Replica of Norman Castle,
Carlisle, England.
Erected 1754.
Enlarged 1790.
Rebuilt 1854.

 
Erected by Historic Carlisle. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
 
Location. 40° 12.085′ N, 77° 11.225′ 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. 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. Old Prison (a few steps from this marker); Duncan-Stiles House (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. John Armstrong (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. William Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Douglass in Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker); John Bannister Gibson
Historic Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
2. Historic Carlisle Marker
The marker is seen here to the right of the front entrance of the Cumberland County Prison building.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Episcopal Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Carlisle Jail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Carlisle Jail
Carlisle Jail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
4. Carlisle Jail
This structure served as the Cumberland County Prison for 130 years.
Carlisle Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, October 30, 2021
5. Carlisle Jail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 973 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on December 19, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 22, 2022