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Carlisle Indian School Cemetery

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Address: Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, PA 17013

The Carlisle Indian School was once on the grounds of the current Carlisle Barracks. The Barracks is now the resting place of 186 students who died while attending the school. Olympian Jim Thorpe and more than 10,000 American Indian children attended the school from 1879-1918.

Visit the Cumberland County Historical Society for a complete history of the Carlisle Indian School including special exhibits and photographs. View the Carlisle Barracks listing for security checkpoint information.

Pick up a copy of the Carlisle Barracks self-guided walking tour at the Cumberland Valley Visitors Center, 33 West High Street, Carlisle.

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