Hessian Powder Magazine
The Hessian Powder Magazine is located on the Carlisle Barracks and was built in 1777 during the Revolutionary War. The town of Carlisle was a growing Army depot that supported George Washington's Continental Army.
Please view the Carlisle Barracks listing for check-point information.
Groups: Visit this historic structure located on the Carlisle Barracks. Free admission. A guided tour can be provided by the Cumberland County Historical Society, to prearrange please contact directly at 717-249-7610.