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Wormleysburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harrisburg

 
 
Harrisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Harrisburg Marker
Inscription. Pennsylvania's capital since 1812. As Harris' Ferry, was settled a century before by John Harris Sr. Laid out as a town in 1785 by John Harris, Jr. For over 200 years a center of travel, trade, and historic events.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.189′ N, 76° 53.756′ W. Marker is in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 15 and Market St., on the right when traveling north on U.S. 15. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lemoyne PA 17043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lemoyne - Bridgeport Heights (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wormley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harrisburg Giants (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Island (approx. half a mile away); Walnut Street Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Fort Couch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Couch - General Couch - Fort Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Couch (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Harrisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Harrisburg Marker
Harrisburg from the western shore of the Susquehanna River. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
3. Harrisburg from the western shore of the Susquehanna River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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