( 1,250 meters ) In 1846 former Governer of Punjab Sir 'Donald Mcleod' was first officer who visited this place. But it was only in 1855 when 'East Indian Company' in the process of finding suitable place for its army founded Dharamshala. Dharamshala municipality was founded in 1867-68. Consevancy tax was imposed in 1887 and electricity was provided to the town in 1896 A.D. There is the famous 'St. John Church' where Lord Elgin II the Governer General of India was cremated on 20th 1863. The famous 'War Memorial' is also located in Dharamshala.