Carlisle Fort - Carlisle, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 12.095 W 077° 11.445
18T E 313541 N 4452432
Quick Description: Marker noting the fort which was located in the center of the town of Carlisle.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2008 7:01:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM3AKG
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 44

Long Description:
Marker text is as follows:

First fort authorized by Pennsylvania. Laid out by Gov. Morris, July, 1755, "in the middle of this town," on news of Braddock's defeat. Col. John Armstrong's headquarters till 1758. Called "Fort Lowther" by some later writers.
Marker Name: Carlisle Fort

County: Cumberland

Date Dedicated: 11/03/1961

Marker Type: City

Location: W. High St. between Pitt & Hanover Sts., Carlisle

Category: American Revolution, Military

Website: [Web Link]

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