Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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football history

, Pennsylvania . There, his athletic ability was recognized and he was coached by Glenn Scobey "Pop" Warner (Glenn Scobey Warner), one of the most influential coaches of early American football history. Later that year, Hiram Thorpe died from gangrene poisoning after being wounded in a hunting accident. Hoxie. pg. 628 Thorpe again dropped out of school. He resumed farm work for a few years and then returned


news publishing

Companion publisher Times and News Publishing Company (Gettysburg Times) page 16 between the Chambersburg Pike and Nichol's Gap Road, north of the site used for Herman Haupt's residence and his 1837 Oakridge Select Academy (File:1858 Oakridge Select Academy.png)


work hard

. President Rutherford B. Hayes had arranged for the Carlisle Barracks to be made available. Among the children is Voices That Carry, who encourages the other Native Americans to resist assimilation. Voices That Carry's numerous attempts to undermine the process upset Pratt, but Robert tries to convince the boy to work hard so he can record the story of his people. Voices That Carry and Robert form a tentative friendship. After 6 months in Carlisle, Robert falls out with Pratt over his strict


military+educational

June 7, 2010 The U.S. Army War College, located at the Carlisle Barracks, prepares high-level military personnel and civilians for strategic leadership responsibilities. Carlisle Barracks ranks among the oldest U.S. Army installations and the most senior military educational institution in the United States Army. Carlisle Barracks is home of the United States Army Military Heritage Museum. Carlisle also hosts Dickinson College and Penn State Dickinson School of Law. Ahold's U.S. headquarters are in Carlisle. History American pioneer John Armstrong, Sr., circa 1751 laid the plan for the settlement of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Scots-Irish (Scotch-Irish American) immigrants settled in Carlisle and farmed the Cumberland Valley. They named the settlement after its sister town of Carlisle, Cumbria, England and even built its former jail-house (which Cumberland County now uses as general government offices) to resemble Carlisle Citadel. Citadel, Carlisle, England. Old-picture.com. Retrieved on 2013-07-23. There he attended the school at Milton, and later the Lewisburg Academies. For his higher education, the future Congressman graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton University) in 1839. James Kelly then studied law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania at the Dickinson School of Law and was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 1842.


sports career

to the Oklahoma native, who began his sports career southwest, as a student at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The monument site contains his tomb, two statues of him in athletic poses, and historical markers describing his life story. The grave rests on mounds of soil from Thorpe's native Oklahoma and from the Stockholm Olympic Stadium in which he won his Olympic medals. http


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year events

''' is an organization at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA, which organizes campus lectures, symposia, and events. A gift from trustee Henry D. Clarke, Jr. helped establish the Center in 1994. Clarke Center programming typically focuses on interdisciplinary issues and aims to enrich students' academic experiences outside of the classroom. Each year, events center around an annual theme. Past themes include:Democratization (1994-95), Race (classification of human beings) Race


teaching research

research (Doctoral university) university with campuses and facilities throughout the state of Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1855, the university has a threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education


story set

'', ''Babymouse: Beach Babe'', ''Babymouse: Rock Star'', ''Babymouse: Heartbreaker'', and ''Camp Babymouse''); and ''The Stink Files'', a series co-written with her husband Jonathan Hamel starring James Edward Bristlefur, a cat raised by a British secret agent who is adopted by an American family and renamed Mr. Stink after his owner is murdered. ''Penny from Heaven,'' a story set in the 1950s starring an 11-year-old Italian-American girl, was a 2007 Newbery Honor recipient. ''Turtle in Paradise,'' which is set in the Great Depression in Key West, Florida, was a 2011 Newbery Honor recipient. Leaving Hampton's Brigade and the wagons at Dillsburg (Dillsburg, Pennsylvania), Stuart headed for Carlisle (Carlisle, Pennsylvania), hoping to find Ewell. Instead, Stuart found nearly 3,000 Pennsylvania and New York militia occupying the borough. After lobbing a few shells into town during the early evening and burning the Carlisle Barracks, Stuart withdrew after midnight to the south towards Gettysburg (see Skirmish at Carlisle (Battle of Carlisle)). The fighting at Hanover, the long march through York County with the captured wagons, and the brief encounter at Carlisle slowed Stuart considerably in his attempt to rejoin the main army and locate Lee. The "eyes and ears" of the Army of Northern Virginia had failed Lee. Image:Navajo weaver.jpg ''Navajo (Navajo people) Weaver,'' c. 1907. Description by Edward S. Curtis: ''The Navaho-land blanket looms are in evidence everywhere. In the winter months they are set up in the hogans, but during the summer they are erected outdoors under an improvised shelter, or, as in this case, beneath a tree. The simplicity of the loom and its product are here clearly shown, pictured in the early morning light under a large cottonwood (Populus sect. Aegiros).'' Image:Edward S. Curtis Geronimo Apache cp01002v.jpg ''Geronimo - Apache (1905),'' Description by Edward S. Curtis: ''This portrait of the historical old Apache was made in March, 1905. According to Geronimo's calculation he was at the time seventy-six years of age, thus making the year of his birth 1829. The picture was taken at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the day before the inauguration of President Roosevelt (Theodore Roosevelt), Geronimo being one of the warriors who took part in the inaugural parade at Washington (Washington, DC.).'' Image:NavahoMedicineManCurtis.jpg ''Navaho medicine-man,'' c. 1904, (with 1913 signature) He died at Carlisle, Pennsylvania in March 1872. His remains were interred at Oak Hill Cemetery (Oak Hill Cemetery (Washington, D.C.)), Washington, D.C. Born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1758, Sterett moved with his parents to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1761. After he completed preparatory studies, he went to and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Afterwards held several local offices, was a member of the independent company (military) of Baltimore merchants in 1777, and in November 1782 he was appointed private secretary to the President of Congress. Biography Robin McKinley was born as Jennifer Carolyn Robin McKinley on 16 November 1952 in Warren, Ohio. Her father William McKinley was an officer in the United States Navy and her mother Jeanne Turrell McKinley was a teacher. As a result of her father's changing naval posts, McKinley grew up all over the world including in California, New York, Japan, and Maine. She was educated at Gould Academy, a preparatory school in Bethel, Maine. McKinley went on to attend college, first at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1970-1972. She finished her college education at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and graduated summa cum laude in 1975. During the 1863 Gettysburg Campaign, Jenkins' Brigade formed the cavalry screen for Richard S. Ewell's Second Corps. Jenkins led his men through the Cumberland Valley into Pennsylvania and seized Chambersburg (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania), burning down nearby railroad structures and bridges. He accompanied Ewell's column to Carlisle (Carlisle, Pennsylvania), briefly skirmishing with Union militia at the Battle of Sporting Hill near Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). During the subsequent Battle of Gettysburg, Jenkins was wounded on July 2 and missed the rest of the fighting. He did not recover sufficiently to rejoin his command until autumn. He had spent the early part of 1864 raising and organizing a large cavalry force for service in western Virginia. By May, Jenkins had been appointed Commander of the Department of Western Virginia with his headquarters at Dublin. Leaving Hampton's Brigade and the wagon train at Dillsburg (Dillsburg, Pennsylvania), Stuart headed for Carlisle (Carlisle, Pennsylvania), hoping to find Ewell. Instead, he found nearly 3,000 Pennsylvania and New York militia occupying the borough. After lobbing a few shells into town during the early evening of July 1 and burning the Carlisle Barracks, Stuart concluded the so-called Battle of Carlisle and withdrew after midnight to the south towards Gettysburg. The fighting at Hanover, the long march through York County with the captured wagons, and the brief encounter at Carlisle slowed Stuart considerably in his attempt to rejoin the main army. Wittenberg & Petruzzi, ''Plenty of Blame'', pp. 139–56; Longacre, pp. 193–98; Gottfried, p. 40. Lee concentrates his army The lack of Stuart's cavalry intelligence kept Lee unaware that his army's normally sluggish foe had moved as far north as it had. It was only after a spy hired by Longstreet reported in that Lee found out his opponent had crossed the Potomac and was following him nearby. By June 29, Lee's army was strung out in an arc from Chambersburg (Chambersburg, Pennsylvania) (28 miles (45 km) northwest of Gettysburg) to Carlisle (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) (30 miles (48 km) north of Gettysburg) to near Harrisburg and Wrightsville (Wrightsville, Pennsylvania) on the Susquehanna River. Ewell's Corps had almost reached the Susquehanna River and was prepared to menace Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania state capital. Early's Division occupied York (York, Pennsylvania), which was the largest Northern town to fall to the Confederates during the war. Longstreet and Hill were near Chambersburg. Symonds, pp. 41–43; Gottfried, p. 36; Sears, pp. 103–106, 124; Esposito, text for Map 94; Eicher, pp. 504–507; McPherson, p. 649. terminus_a There he attended the school at Milton, and later the Lewisburg Academies. For his higher education, the future Congressman graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton University) in 1839. James Kelly then studied law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania at the Dickinson School of Law and was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 1842.


year time

. In 1937 the new Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission bought the old line from the two railroads, and in 1938 construction began between Carlisle (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) and Irwin (Irwin, Pennsylvania). Two of the workers from the South Penn project (one contractor and one laborer) also worked on the Turnpike despite the 54-year time difference in construction. http: www.pahighways.com toll PATurnpike.html There he attended the school at Milton, and later the Lewisburg Academies. For his higher education, the future Congressman graduated from the College of New Jersey (Princeton University) in 1839. James Kelly then studied law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania at the Dickinson School of Law and was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 1842.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

'''Carlisle''' is a borough in and the county seat of Cumberland County (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, United States. . Carlisle is located within the Cumberland Valley, a highly productive agricultural region. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the borough population was 18,682. Including suburbs in the neighboring townships, 37,695 live in the Carlisle urban cluster. Carlisle also is an exurb of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to the east.

Carlisle is the smaller principal city of the Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)−Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area (Harrisburg metropolitan area), which includes all of Cumberland, Dauphin (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania), and Perry (Perry County, Pennsylvania) counties in South Central Pennsylvania. In 2010, Forbes rated Carlisle and Harrisburg the second-best place to raise a family.

The U.S. Army War College, located at the Carlisle Barracks, prepares high-level military personnel and civilians for strategic leadership responsibilities. Carlisle Barracks ranks among the oldest U.S. Army installations and the most senior military educational institution in the United States Army. Carlisle Barracks is home of the United States Army Military Heritage Museum.

Carlisle also hosts Dickinson College and Penn State Dickinson School of Law. Ahold's U.S. headquarters are in Carlisle.

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