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Carlisle Barracks

Type: 

Roadside

Established 1757. Oldest Army Post in U.S. A powder magazine built by Hessian prisoners in 1777 survives. Burned by Confederates on July 1, 1863. Indian School, 1879-1918. Army Medical Field Service School, 1920-1946. Army War College since 1951.

Dedication Date: 

1982

Location

US 11 opposite War College, NE end Carlisle

County: 

Cumberland

Latitude: 

40.21

Longitude: 

-77.18