Cumberland Valley History & Historical Attractions

Do you brake for historical markers? If so, discover the hidden gems and unique places that compose Cumberland Valley PA's long history. Travel our trails to Iron Works Furnaces, 17th-century architecture and sites that helped shape the country in the Revolutionary War and Civil War.

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Discover the history buildings of the second-oldest Army post in the United States. The Carlisle Barracks' long history includes a powder magazine built by Hessian prisoners in 1777, being set fire by Confederates on July 1, 1863, the location of the Carlisle Indian School from 1879-1918, was an Army Medical Field Service School from 1920-1946, and since 1951, is now home to the Army War College.