follow us follow us

Topics of Interest

The Army Heritage Trail to Host World War II Living History Re-enactors
News and Events
This weekend, the Army Heritage Trail at the U.S Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) will be inhabited by a group of World War II reenact...
FORMER CIA OPERATIONS OFFICER TO OPEN ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION OF INTELLIGENCE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
News and Events
George Washington, the Sons of Liberty, and the Battles of Trenton and Yorktown are familiar terms discussed by authors and educators in relation...
TEENAGE CIVIL WAR EXPERT TO LECTURE ON MYSTERIOUS COMPONENT OF THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN
News and Events
**Due to unexpected circumstances, Mr. Tom Ryan will no longer be giving the June Perspectives in Military History Lecture. We regret this last ...
Secrets and Spies Turn the Tide at Gettysburg
News and Events
As General Robert E. Lee led his resolute rebels on a steamy summer invasion in June 1863, intrigue and slithering spies acted in direct competit...

Featured Sponsors

Directions

The Foundation office is at 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013 and is located in the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

Directions to the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) and

The Army Heritage Center Foundation 

Automobile Travel:

Carlisle is at the intersection of three major highways: Interstate 81, the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76) and U.S. Rt. 11. Please see the detailed driving instructions below for routes from those thoroughfares to USAHEC/USAMHI.

From the Southwest: Drive North on Interstate 81 to Exit 48 (York Road). At the end of the ramp, turn right. Continue to second stoplight and turn left onto Fairview Street. Proceed to next stoplight and turn right onto Army Heritage Drive. Proceed straight through the next stoplight (intersection of Trindle Road and Army Heritage Drive). You will cross over Interstate 81. USAHEC is located on the left hand side of the road.

From the South and Southeast:  Drive North on U.S.  Route 15 to Dillsburg, PA. Turn left onto PA Route 74 (Northwest) for approximately 9.5 miles toward Carlisle. Just before Interstate 81, turn right at the stoplight at Fairview Street. Proceed to the next stoplight and turn right onto Army Heritage Drive. You will cross over Interstate 81. USAHEC is located on the left hand side of the road.

From the North and Northeast:  Drive southwest on Interstate 81 to Exit 49. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Trindle Road. At the next stoplight, turn left onto Army Heritage Drive. You will cross over Interstate 81. USAHEC is located on the left hand side of the road.

From the West: From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Interstate 76, take Exit 226 to Route 11 South. Continue on Route 11 South to the second stoplight, where Sheetz is located. At this stoplight, turn left onto Harmony Hall Drive. Take the next right onto Claremont Road. Then take the first left onto Army Heritage Drive. Continue over the railroad tracks. USAHEC is located on the right hand side of the road.

Air:

The nearest commercial airport is Harrisburg International Airport (HIA), located south of Harrisburg adjacent to the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76). It is approximately 28 miles from Carlisle.

Other public transportation:

Carlisle is served by a local bus line (Capital Area Transit, CAT). There is no public transportation within Carlisle or to/from HIA. Taxis are available for local use. Amtrak trains share the Harrisburg terminal with Greyhound and CAT. That terminal is 19 miles from Carlisle Barracks.

 

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center House of Operation:

Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

USAHEC will be open for the following Federal Holidays from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.:
Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Veteran's Day.
USAHEC will be closed for all other Federal holidays.