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Carlisle, New York, USA - Wessells Hotel

The town of Carlisle was established in 1807 from the towns of Cobleskill and Sharon. Some claim the town is named after Carlisle Pierce, a resident of the town, while others claim it is named after a city in England.


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Wessell's Hotel
Carlisle, New York, USA

Wessell's Hotel
Grammar School
Carlisle, New York, USA

Grammar School
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Carlisle, New York, USA

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The town of Carlisle was established in 1807 from the towns of Cobleskill and Sharon.
1895 - Carlisle
Carlisle, a post-hamlet of Schoharie co., N.Y., in Carlisle township, 6 miles N. of Cobleskill, and about 40 miles W. of Albany. It has a church. The township has a furnace, a tannery, a cheese-factory, &c. Pop. of the township, 1634.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
2023 - While Carlisle, New York might be a small town, there are definitely some cool places to check out and things to do. Here's a list to get you started:
Carlisle Historical Society:

Start your journey by delving into the town's history. The Carlisle Historical Society could be a small but fascinating spot with artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of the town.

Hiking Trails:

If you're into nature, consider exploring any hiking trails around Carlisle. It's a great way to enjoy the outdoors and experience the natural beauty of the area.

Carlisle Winery:

Check out any local wineries in the region. Some towns surprise you with hidden gems, and a winery visit can be a delightful way to spend an afternoon.

Farmers' Market:

Depending on the season, see if there's a local farmers' market. It's a great way to support local businesses and get a taste of fresh, regional produce.

Carlisle Art Gallery:

Discover local artists by visiting the town's art gallery. It's a wonderful opportunity to appreciate and support the creative talents within the community.

Community Events:

Keep an eye out for any community...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Carlisle, New York, USA

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