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The Barracks houses the War College and the former Carlisle Indian Boarding School. We saw dignified soldiers from all over the world coming and going for training classes at the War College. Most of our visit was spent looking at the remaining buildings used by...More
Stayed a couple of nights on post tenting and in the IHG hotel. Great little walk along the creek, nice facilities, statue of 'Freddy' (Frederick the Great) and home of the War College. Great library for military research.
I enjoyed a business trip to Carlisle. There aren'y many things to do, but if you're history buff, the trail is long and engrossing. If you have the access to the military post, then you;ll find more to develop put historical interests. Otherwise, head downtown...More
Though I've been here when I was on active duty, my wife and I stopped and stayed the night awhile ago in the Jim Thorpe room of the installation's hotel. Thorpe was a famous football player. The base is nice and quiet and the PX/Commissary...More
Really, the Army Garrison does a very poor job of selling this historic base (second oldest in America). Some neat things to see, including the powder magazine but no pictures allowed. Thanks US Gov't for shutting out the public!
Historic military installation still active. Every building is Well marked. Nice statues, plaques, memorials. Museum, PX, commissary, cemetery. Impressive looking buildings & grounds. Various architectural styles with meticulous detail and craftsmanship. Friendly, helpful staff at visitors center.