List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Cumberland County
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List of Pennsylvania State Historical Markers in Cumberland County
Location of Cumberland County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Cumberland County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 71 historical markers located in Cumberland County.[1]

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Historical markers

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Bethel A.M.E. Church TransparentPlaceholder.png May 9, 2009 131 E Pomfret St., Carlisle
City African American, Religion, Underground Railroad
Big Spring Presbyterian Church Newville PA Big Spring Presby PHS418.jpg August 18, 1985 S. Corporation St. at church, Newville
40°10?22?N 77°23?50?W / 40.17272°N 77.39736°W / 40.17272; -77.39736 (Big Spring Presbyterian Church)
Roadside Religion
Blaine House TransparentPlaceholder.png December 6, 1949 S. Hanover St. between Pomfret & High Sts., Carlisle
40°12?03?N 77°11?21?W / 40.20075°N 77.18907°W / 40.20075; -77.18907 (Blaine House)
City American Revolution, George Washington, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Braddock Expedition TransparentPlaceholder.png November 3, 1961 US 11 (W. King St.), Shippensburg
40°02?53?N 77°31?36?W / 40.04797°N 77.52655°W / 40.04797; -77.52655 (Braddock Expedition)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military
Carlisle TransparentPlaceholder.png July 30, 1947 Near Walnut Bottom Rd. & Washington St. intersection, at Thornwall Park entrance, Carlisle
40°11?37?N 77°11?53?W / 40.19357°N 77.19817°W / 40.19357; -77.19817 (Carlisle)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Carlisle TransparentPlaceholder.png July 30, 1947 US 11N, east of Carlisle
40°12?41?N 77°10?51?W / 40.21144°N 77.18074°W / 40.21144; -77.18074 (Carlisle)
Roadside American Revolution, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Whiskey Rebellion
Carlisle TransparentPlaceholder.png July 30, 1947 U.S. 11 W of Carlisle
40°12?06?N 77°12?42?W / 40.20167°N 77.21158°W / 40.20167; -77.21158 (Carlisle)
Roadside American Revolution, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics, Whiskey Rebellion
Carlisle TransparentPlaceholder.png July 30, 1947 PA 34 S of Carlisle, between Noble Blvd. & W Ridge St.
40°11?32?N 77°11?25?W / 40.19227°N 77.19037°W / 40.19227; -77.19037 (Carlisle)
Roadside American Revolution, Cities & Towns, Government & Politics, Whiskey Rebellion
Carlisle TransparentPlaceholder.png July 30, 1947 PA 34 N of Carlisle, at PA Turnpike overpass
40°13?13?N 77°11?12?W / 40.22017°N 77.18666°W / 40.22017; -77.18666 (Carlisle)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Carlisle Barracks USArmyWarCollege.gif n/a U.S. 11 opposite War College, NE end Carlisle
40°12?45?N 77°10?43?W / 40.21258°N 77.17875°W / 40.21258; -77.17875 (Carlisle Barracks)
Roadside American Revolution, Military, Native American
Carlisle Fort TransparentPlaceholder.png November 3, 1961 W. High St. between Pitt & Hanover Sts., Carlisle
40°12?06?N 77°11?27?W / 40.20156°N 77.19075°W / 40.20156; -77.19075 (Carlisle Fort)
City American Revolution, Military
Carlisle Indian Industrial School Jim Thorpe.jpg August 31, 2003 North side of Claremont Road, 50 feet East of the Carlisle Barracks entrance
40°12?27?N 77°10?15?W / 40.20754°N 77.17075°W / 40.20754; -77.17075 (Carlisle Indian Industrial School)
Roadside Education, Native American
Carlisle Iron Works TransparentPlaceholder.png August 4, 1947 PA 174 just E of Boiling Springs
40°09?02?N 77°07?28?W / 40.15061°N 77.12449°W / 40.15061; -77.12449 (Carlisle Iron Works)
Roadside Business & Industry, Coal, Furnaces, Iron
Charles Albert "Chief" Bender Chief Bender, Philadelphia Athletics pitcher, by Paul Thompson, 1911.jpg October 17, 2003 Indian Field, Carlisle Barracks, off U.S. 11, Carlisle
40°12?33?N 77°10?31?W / 40.20907°N 77.17532°W / 40.20907; -77.17532 (Charles Albert "Chief" Bender)
Roadside Baseball, Education, Native American, Sports
Cumberland County TransparentPlaceholder.png May 17, 1982 Old Courthouse, High & Hanover Sts., Carlisle
40°12?05?N 77°11?22?W / 40.20129°N 77.1894°W / 40.20129; -77.1894 (Cumberland County)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Roads, Transportation
Cumberland Riflemen TransparentPlaceholder.png May 25, 1948 At park, Market St. between 24th & 25th Sts., Camp Hill
40°14?28?N 76°55?31?W / 40.24099°N 76.9254°W / 40.24099; -76.9254 (Cumberland Riflemen)
Roadside American Revolution, Military
Cumberland Valley Railroad CUMBERLAND VALLEY RAILROAD STATION, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA.jpg May 1, 1992 4 Strawberry Alley, Mechanicsburg
40°12?50?N 77°00?31?W / 40.21377°N 77.00872°W / 40.21377; -77.00872 (Cumberland Valley Railroad)
Roadside Railroads, Transportation
Daniel Drawbaugh TransparentPlaceholder.png May 1, 1965 155 Lake Rd. (SR 2033) at Eberly's Mill, 1 mile W of New Cumberland
40°13?27?N 76°54?25?W / 40.22423°N 76.90683°W / 40.22423; -76.90683 (Daniel Drawbaugh)
Roadside Business & Industry, Invention, Professions & Vocations
Daniel Kaufman TransparentPlaceholder.png May 25, 2002 301 Front Street, Boiling Springs
40°08?18?N 77°07?38?W / 40.1384°N 77.12717°W / 40.1384; -77.12717 (Daniel Kaufman)
Roadside African American, Early Settlement, Underground Railroad
Dickinson College Westcollege1810.jpg July 1, 1947 W High St., near 74N intersection at campus, Carlisle
40°12?08?N 77°11?44?W / 40.20223°N 77.19549°W / 40.20223; -77.19549 (Dickinson College)
Roadside Education
Dickinson School of Law TransparentPlaceholder.png October 20, 1949 S. College St. near South St. at Law School, Carlisle
40°11?58?N 77°11?49?W / 40.19933°N 77.19696°W / 40.19933; -77.19696 (Dickinson School of Law)
City Education
Episcopal Square TransparentPlaceholder.png October 20, 1949 NE corner, High & Hanover Sts., Carlisle
40°12?06?N 77°11?20?W / 40.20161°N 77.18888°W / 40.20161; -77.18888 (Episcopal Square)
City Government & Politics 18th Century, Religion
Farthest North of Confederates - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1929 PA 34 (E side), .7 mile N of Carlisle Springs
Plaque Civil War, Military
First Presbyterian Church Carlisle PA 1st Presby PHS109.jpg October 21, 1949 NW corner, High & Hanover Sts., Carlisle
40°12?06?N 77°11?21?W / 40.20172°N 77.18926°W / 40.20172; -77.18926 (First Presbyterian Church)
City Buildings, George Washington, Religion
Forbes Road (Raystown Path) TransparentPlaceholder.png January 7, 1952 US 11 just W of Carlisle
40°12?05?N 77°12?44?W / 40.20144°N 77.21228°W / 40.20144; -77.21228 (Forbes Road -Raystown Path)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Roads, Transportation
Forbes Road (Raystown Path) TransparentPlaceholder.png January 7, 1952 US 11, 1 mile NE of Shippensburg
40°04?16?N 77°29?24?W / 40.07105°N 77.49013°W / 40.07105; -77.49013 (Forbes Road -Raystown Path)
Roadside French & Indian War, Military, Roads, Transportation
Fort Couch TransparentPlaceholder.png August 10, 1947 8th & Ohio Sts., Lemoyne
40°14?46?N 76°54?15?W / 40.24607°N 76.90425°W / 40.24607; -76.90425 (Fort Couch)
Roadside Civil War, Forts, Military
Fort Couch TransparentPlaceholder.png October 13, 1953 Indiana Ave., betw. 8th St. & West Park, Lemoyne
40°14?48?N 76°54?17?W / 40.24669°N 76.90478°W / 40.24669; -76.90478 (Fort Couch)
City Civil War, Forts, Military
Fort Franklin TransparentPlaceholder.png n/a U.S. 11 in Shippensburg (MISSING)
Roadside Early Settlement, Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Fort Morris TransparentPlaceholder.png November 3, 1961 King (US 11) & Queen Sts., Shippensburg
40°03?16?N 77°30?54?W / 40.0545°N 77.51511°W / 40.0545; -77.51511 (Fort Morris)
Roadside Forts, French & Indian War, Military
Fort Morris - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png October 1, 1921 N side of W King St. (US 11), betw. Spring & Morris, Shippensburg
40°03?16?N 77°30?54?W / 40.0545°N 77.51511°W / 40.0545; -77.51511 (Fort Morris - PLAQUE)
Plaque Forts, French & Indian War, Military, Native American
Frederick Watts TransparentPlaceholder.png June 11, 1994 Ritner Hwy. (US 11) & Shearer Dr. at entrance to Watts Bus. Park, W of Carlisle
40°11?34?N 77°14?11?W / 40.19287°N 77.23634°W / 40.19287; -77.23634 (Frederick Watts)
Roadside Agriculture, Education, Environment, Government & Politics, Professions & Vocations
Gen. John Armstrong TransparentPlaceholder.png November 30, 1949 NE corner, High & Bedford Sts., Carlisle
40°12?04?N 77°11?11?W / 40.20111°N 77.18647°W / 40.20111; -77.18647 (Gen. John Armstrong)
City American Revolution, Government & Politics, Military
Gen. William Irvine TransparentPlaceholder.png November 30, 1949 SE corner, High & Bedford Sts., Carlisle
40°12?04?N 77°11?12?W / 40.201123°N 77.18657°W / 40.201123; -77.18657 (Gen. William Irvine)
City American Revolution, Government & Politics 18th Century, Medicine & Science, Military, Professions & Vocations
George Washington Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg October 20, 1949 W High & West Sts., Carlisle
40°12?07?N 77°11?36?W / 40.20186°N 77.19345°W / 40.20186; -77.19345 (George Washington)
City American Revolution, George Washington, Military, Whiskey Rebellion
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png April 25, 2001 5115 East Trindle Road, Mechanicsburg
40°13?26?N 76°58?32?W / 40.22389°N 76.97544°W / 40.22389; -76.97544 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png June 21, 1997 5002 Carlisle Pike, Hampden Township(@ Ye Olde Ale House)
40°14?24?N 76°55?57?W / 40.23997°N 76.93239°W / 40.23997; -76.93239 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png July 29, 1947 PA 74 just E of Carlisle near I-81
40°11?43?N 77°10?04?W / 40.19517°N 77.1679°W / 40.19517; -77.1679 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png July 29, 1949 PA 34, .3 mile S of Carlisle near I-81
40°10?43?N 77°11?25?W / 40.17874°N 77.19034°W / 40.17874; -77.19034 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png July 29, 1947 Walnut Bottom Rd. (SR 3023), .5 mile SW of Carlisle near I-81
40°11?18?N 77°12?18?W / 40.18822°N 77.20499°W / 40.18822; -77.20499 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
Gettysburg Campaign TransparentPlaceholder.png June 28, 1963 3025 Market St., Camp Hill
40°14?24?N 76°55?57?W / 40.23997°N 76.93239°W / 40.23997; -76.93239 (Gettysburg Campaign)
Roadside Civil War, Military
Green Tree Inn TransparentPlaceholder.png November 30, 1949 S. Hanover St. between Pomfret & High Sts., Carlisle
40°12?03?N 77°11?22?W / 40.20086°N 77.18943°W / 40.20086; -77.18943 (Green Tree Inn)
City Business & Industry, George Washington, Native American, Inns & Taverns
Harrisburg TransparentPlaceholder.png August 1, 1947 Front St., at Market St., Wormleysburg
40°15?11?N 76°53?45?W / 40.253067°N 76.89576°W / 40.253067; -76.89576 (Harrisburg)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics
Henszey's Wrought Iron Arch Bridge TransparentPlaceholder.png November 22, 2004 Valley Road on edge of campus of Central Pennsylvania College, Enola
40°18?20?N 76°56?00?W / 40.30543°N 76.9334°W / 40.30543; -76.9334 (Henszey's Wrought Iron Arch Bridge)
Roadside Bridges, Business & Industry, Iron, Transportation
Irving Female College NRHP Irving Female College East.JPG September 29, 1954 E. Main St. (Pa. 641) near Filbert St., Mechanicsburg
40°12?56?N 76°59?59?W / 40.21547°N 76.99963°W / 40.21547; -76.99963 (Irving Female College)
City Education, Women
James Wilson JusticeJamesWilson.jpg October 20, 1949 SW corner, High & Pitt Sts., Carlisle
40°12?05?N 77°11?31?W / 40.20141°N 77.19194°W / 40.20141; -77.19194 (James Wilson)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Professions & Vocations
John Bannister Gibson John Bannister Gibson.jpg November 30, 1949 E. High St. between Hanover & Bedford Sts., Carlisle
40°12?05?N 77°11?17?W / 40.20141°N 77.18794°W / 40.20141; -77.18794 (John Bannister Gibson)
City Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Professions & Vocations, Writers
John W. Geary (1819-1873) Gearysfmayor.jpeg June 10, 1995 3rd & Bridge Sts., New Cumberland
40°13?32?N 76°51?50?W / 40.22568°N 76.86383°W / 40.22568; -76.86383 (John W. Geary)
City Civil War, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors, Military
Joseph Ritner Joseph Ritner-Governor of Pennsylvania.JPG October 11, 1951 US 11, 6 miles SW of Carlisle
40°09?36?N 77°19?11?W / 40.16003°N 77.31985°W / 40.16003; -77.31985 (Joseph Ritner)
Roadside Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Governors
Laughlin Mill TransparentPlaceholder.png July 29, 1947 PA 641 at E end of Newville
40°10?29?N 77°23?30?W / 40.17476°N 77.39155°W / 40.17476; -77.39155 (Laughlin Mill)
Roadside Buildings, Business & Industry, Mills
Locust Grove Cemetery TransparentPlaceholder.png May 28, 2007 100 block of N Queen St., Shippensburg
Roadside African American, Civil War, Military
Major Andre Major John André01.jpg December 6, 1949 S. Hanover St. between South & Pomfret Sts., Carlisle
40°11?57?N 77°11?22?W / 40.19918°N 77.1894°W / 40.19918; -77.1894 (Major Andre)
City American Revolution, Military
Marcus A. Reno Marcusreno.jpg September 9, 2001 3rd & Reno Sts., New Cumberland
40°13?31?N 76°51?55?W / 40.22526°N 76.86534°W / 40.22526; -76.86534 (Marcus A. Reno)
City Civil War, Military
Marianne Moore (1887-1972) TransparentPlaceholder.png April 25, 2002 343 N Hanover Street, Carlisle
40°12?22?N 77°11?15?W / 40.20614°N 77.18754°W / 40.20614; -77.18754 (Marianne Moore)
City Education, Women, Writers
Middle Spring Church Shippensburg PA Middle Spring Presby PHS572.jpg November 6, 1950 SR 4001 (old PA 696), 2.6 miles N of Shippensburg
40°04?54?N 77°32?28?W / 40.08162°N 77.54112°W / 40.08162; -77.54112 (Middle Spring Church)
Roadside Buildings, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Molly Pitcher MOLLY PITCHER, CARLISLE, CUMBERLAND COUNTY.jpg November 30, 1949 S. Hanover St. between Walnut & South Sts., Carlisle
40°11?51?N 77°11?22?W / 40.19762°N 77.18935°W / 40.19762; -77.18935 (Molly Pitcher)
City American Revolution, Military, Women
Old Court House TransparentPlaceholder.png November 18, 1947 E King St. (US 11) & Queen St., Shippensburg
40°05?04?N 77°30?47?W / 40.08456°N 77.51296°W / 40.08456; -77.51296 (Old Court House)
Roadside Buildings, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Inns & Taverns
One-Room Schoolhouse TransparentPlaceholder.png May 29, 1970 N Earl St./Newburg Rd. (PA 696) at the University, Shippensburg
40°03?21?N 77°31?27?W / 40.05594°N 77.52427°W / 40.05594; -77.52427 (One-Room Schoolhouse)
Roadside Buildings, Education
Peace Church Peach Church, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.JPG Pa. 641 (Trindle Rd.) at St. John's Rd. W of Camp Hill
40°13?54?N 76°57?18?W / 40.23169°N 76.95499°W / 40.23169; -76.95499 (Peace Church)
Roadside Buildings, Religion
Peace Church Peach Church, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.JPG May 25, 1948 Carlisle Pike (SR 1010) at St. John's Rd., 1.2 miles W. of Camp Hill
40°14?15?N 76°57?42?W / 40.23757°N 76.96156°W / 40.23757; -76.96156 (Peace Church)
Roadside Buildings, Religion
Robert Whitehill (1735-1813) TransparentPlaceholder.png December 15, 1991 1903 Market St., Camp Hill
40°14?24?N 76°54?59?W / 40.23988°N 76.9163°W / 40.23988; -76.9163 (Robert Whitehill)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Mansions & Manors, William Penn
Shippensburg TransparentPlaceholder.png June 1, 1948 E King St. (US 11) near Walnut Bottom Rd. (Rt. 174), E end of Shippensburg
40°03?34?N 77°30?25?W / 40.05935°N 77.50686°W / 40.05935; -77.50686 (Shippensburg)
Roadside Cities & Towns
Shippensburg - PLAQUE TransparentPlaceholder.png June 1, 1925 King St. (US 11) & Prince St., on Vigilant Hose Co. #1 bldg., Shippensburg
40°03?34?N 77°30?25?W / 40.05935°N 77.50686°W / 40.05935; -77.50686 (Shippensburg - PLAQUE)
Plaque Cities & Towns, Early Settlement
Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Mechanicsburg PA Silver Spring Presby PHS573.jpg n/a 444 Silver Spring Rd., at church, S of Carlisle Pk. (US 11), Mechanicsburg
40°14?20?N 77°00?28?W / 40.23893°N 77.00765°W / 40.23893; -77.00765 (Silver Spring Presbyterian Church)
Roadside Early Settlement, Ethnic & Immigration, Religion
Simpson Ferry Road TransparentPlaceholder.png September 29, 1954 Simpson St. near Walnut St., Mechanicsburg
40°12?47?N 77°00?04?W / 40.21296°N 77.00122°W / 40.21296; -77.00122 (Simpson Ferry Road)
City Early Settlement, Roads, Transportation
St. Patrick's Church TransparentPlaceholder.png October 19, 1986 140 E. Pomfret St. at church, Carlisle
40°11?58?N 77°11?09?W / 40.19952°N 77.18578°W / 40.19952; -77.18578 (St. Patrick's Church)
City Buildings, Native American, Religion
State Police School TransparentPlaceholder.png July 29, 1970 Walnut St. near Big Spring Ave., Newville
40°10?12?N 77°24?05?W / 40.16993°N 77.40149°W / 40.16993; -77.40149 (State Police School)
Roadside Education, Police and Safety
Thomas Butler TransparentPlaceholder.png October 21, 1949 W. High St. between Pitt & West Sts., Carlisle
40°12?09?N 77°11?33?W / 40.20253°N 77.19253°W / 40.20253; -77.19253 (Thomas Butler)
City American Revolution, Military, Professions & Vocations
Thompson's Rifle Battalion TransparentPlaceholder.png November 11, 1986 E. South St. at Old Graveyard, Carlisle (MISSING)
City American Revolution, Military
Union Church TransparentPlaceholder.png September 29, 1954 39 E. Main St. (Pa. 641) at church, Mechanicsburg
40°12?49?N 77°00?25?W / 40.21372°N 77.00688°W / 40.21372; -77.00688 (Union Church)
City Buildings, Religion
Williams Grove TransparentPlaceholder.png October 19, 1980 Williams Grove Rd. (SR 2011), .5 mile S of Wms. Grove Park
Roadside Agriculture, Railroads, Transportation

See also

References

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved .

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