Hessian Guard House

Hessian Guard House Carlisle Pennsylvania


Stock #: 152513
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Carlisle
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Cumberland
Publisher: Thompson's Book Store
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Hessian Guard House, Built 1777, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa. Some Hessian Prisoners of war, captured at Trenton were sent to Carlisle in 1777. Tradition says they were used to build this guard house, originally a magazine, erected in that year.
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