Carlisle Historic District (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)

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Carlisle Historic District
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Houses in the Carlisle Historic District, April 2011
Carlisle Historic District (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Carlisle Historic District (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)
Carlisle Historic District (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Carlisle Historic District (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly bounded by Penn, East, Walnut and College Sts., Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°12′08″N 77°11′04″W / 40.20222°N 77.18444°W / 40.20222; -77.18444Coordinates: 40°12′08″N 77°11′04″W / 40.20222°N 77.18444°W / 40.20222; -77.18444
Area 154 acres (62 ha)
Built 1751
Architect Rupp, Martin; Et al.
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Federal
NRHP reference # 79002214[1]
Added to NRHP June 15, 1979

Carlisle Historic District is a national historic district located at Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 1,011 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 1 contributing object in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Carlisle. Most of the contributing buildings date to the mid- to late-19th century, with a few dated to the 18th century. Residential areas include notable examples of the Late Victorian and Federal styles. Notable non-residential buildings include the Cumberland County Courthouse (1845-1846), St. John's Episcopal Church (c. 1890), Cumberland County Prison (c. 1865), First Lutheran Church (c. 1900), Tavern (c. 1810), First Presbyterian Church (c. 1760), Theatre (c. 1930), Fire House (c. 1890), Grace United Methodist Church (c. 1829), and St. Patrick's Church (c. 1892).[2]

The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

The area near St. John's Episcopal Church


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes David C. Stacks (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Carlisle Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-21.