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

Carlisle

 
 
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
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 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 11.619′ N, 77° 11.873′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Bottom Road (Pennsylvania Route 465) and Bicentennial Drive, on the right when traveling east on Walnut Bottom Road. Touch for map. Located at Thornwald Park entrance. 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. Dickinson School of Law (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Carlisle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Molly Pitcher (approx. half a mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Carlisle Old Graveyard Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Molly Pitcher (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Benjamin Rush Campus of Dickinson College
Carlisle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Carlisle Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Brigadier General William Thompson (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Carlisle, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on May 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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