Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 12.757′ N, 77° 10.715′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (U.S. 11) and Ashburn Drive, on the right when traveling south on Hanover Street. Touch for map. Marker is 100 feet north of the Ashburn Gate entrance to the US Army's 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. Carlisle (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thorpe Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Army Medical Department Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Coren Apartments (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheelock Bandstand (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Albert "Chief" Bender (approx. 0.3 miles away); U S Army War College Alumni Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schools housed at Carlisle Barracks during the period 1776-1976 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Also see . . . Carlisle Barracks History. The post is now home to the U.S. Army War College. (Submitted on February 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Education • Military • Native Americans • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,279 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.