Place:Old Graveyard, Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameOld Graveyard
Alt namesCarlisle Public Graveyard
Carlisle Old Cemetery
Carlisle Cemetery
Carlisle's Old Public Graveyard
TypeCemetery
Coordinates40.19744°N 77.18797°W
Located inCarlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
Also located inCumberland, Pennsylvania, United States    

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Location

325 Cemetery Ave
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania

About

Carlisle Old Graveyard, is the oldest cemetery in Carlisle. It is the finally resting several famous Revolutionary War heroines like Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley also knows as Molly Pitcher as well as Brigadier General William Thompson and Major General John Armstrong Sr..

Many more heroes of the Revolution War are laid to rest in the old graveyard at Carlisle, but sadly most of the graves of these fine heroes are unmarked.

According to visitcumberlandvalley.com The Old Public Graveyard in Carlisle is home to 750 veterans from the Revolutionary War through the Korean War. The graveyard is the burial ground for 550 Civil War veterans including the drummer boy for the 1st U.S. Calvary, Charles Seebold.

The Oldest Gravestone is that of Charles Robb, born on February 4 1734 and died May 2 1757.

Remains that were originally interred in the First Lutheran Church Cemetery on South Hanover Street, were re-interred at Carlisle Old Graveyard.

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