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

Carlisle

 
 
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 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° 11.545′ N, 77° 11.419′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on S Hanover Street (County Route 34), on the right when traveling north. 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. sun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Molly Pitcher (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carlisle Old Graveyard Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Molly Pitcher
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
2. Carlisle Marker
Looking north on on S Hanover Street.
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Brigadier General William Thompson (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Carlisle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Major General John Armstrong (1717-1795) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Graveyard (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2010
3. Carlisle Marker
This view of the marker looks south on S Hanover Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 25, 2022