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

Wheelock Bandstand

 
 
Wheelock Bandstand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
1. Wheelock Bandstand Marker
Inscription.
Wheelock Bandstand

Completed in 1980 at the site of the original 1867 bandstand of the cavalry depot and later the Carlisle Indian School. Named in honor of Dennis Wheelock, who graduated from the Indian School in 1890, and was the school’s first Indian bandmaster. Dedicated during the celebration of the Carlisle Indian School Centennial.

 
Location. 40° 12.499′ N, 77° 10.686′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Touch for map. The marker is in the grounds of Carlisle Barracks. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarters 2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Army Medical Department Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Coren Apartments (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarters 3 (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick the Great (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976 (about 400 feet away); The Hessian Powder Magazine (about 500 feet away); Thorpe Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNative Americans
 
Wheelock Bandstand image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 2018
2. Wheelock Bandstand
Coren Apartments beyond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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