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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. 

Things to Do
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am - 5 pm Sat and Sun 1 - 4:30 pm
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  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 50
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