Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brigadier General William Thompson
1736 - 1781
Erected 1987 by The Military Order of the World Wars, The Donegal Society of Wilkes-Barre, and The Gobin Guards of Carlisle.
Location. 40° 11.86′ N, 77° 11.289′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Touch for map. Marker is on the fence surrounding Thompson's family plot in the Old Graveyard off South Street and Cemetery Avenue. 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. Molly Pitcher (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle Old Graveyard Revolutionary War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Molly Pitcher (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major André (about 700 feet away); Andre & Despard House (about 700 feet away); The Salvation Army (about 700 feet away); Saint Katharine's Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Categories. • Heroes • Military • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,217 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on February 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on September 13, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 3, 4. submitted on February 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.