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

Indian Cemetery

 
 
Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
1. Indian Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Buried here are the Indians who died while attending the Carlisle Indian School (1879-1918). The original Indian cemetery was located to the rear of the grandstand on Indian Field. In 1931 the graves were transferred to this site.
 
Location. 40° 12.439′ N, 77° 10.268′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on North Ave.. Touch for map. Monument is inside the U.S. Army War College and requires going through security to enter the base. 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. The First School of the American Army (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carlisle Indian Industrial School (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Albert "Chief" Bender (approx. mile away); U S Army War College Alumni Memorial (approx. mile away); Richard Henry Pratt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dragoon Circle (approx. 0.3 miles away); To Commemorate the First Home of the "Mobile Arm" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Full view of monument image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
2. Full view of monument
Tokens left on monument. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
3. Tokens left on monument.
Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
4. Grave Marker
Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 2, 2010
5. Grave Markers
Indian Cemetery Registry image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 1, 2018
6. Indian Cemetery Registry
A cemetery registry now lists the names of those interred here and their gravesites.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,235 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6. submitted on June 18, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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