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Governor's Residence

 
 
Governor's Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 15, 2008
1. Governor's Residence Marker
Inscription. Opposite is the present home of the Governor of Pennsylvania. Designed in the Georgian Revival style, it was completed in 1968 and is the third official executive residence in Harrisburg. "Keystone Hall," an earlier Governor's residence, located further south on Front Street, was razed in 1960 after 96 years of use.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 16.642′ N, 76° 53.969′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on N. Front Street 0.1 miles south of Maclay St., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Governor's Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Governor's Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tracy Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simon Cameron School (approx. mile away); Reily Hose Company No. 10 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Curtin (approx. half a mile
Governor's Residence from Front Street. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 15, 2008
2. Governor's Residence from Front Street.
away); The Ladies Of Harrisburg During The Civil War (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Curtin (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Harrisburg markers related to the Governors' Residences
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPolitics
 
Governor's Residence image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, June 20, 2010
3. Governor's Residence
This is a view from the Second Street side of the house, the main entrance for the residence. The State Entrance is in the wing to the left, not pictured. The cobblestone plaza in front of the house is impressive. The sculpture is called The Pennsylvania Worker, a bronze by William Francis Duffy (b. 1953). It was a gift of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and Affiliates, dedicated by Gov. Robert Casey in 1993.
View of Susquehanna River from Front Street side of Governor's Residence. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 15, 2008
4. View of Susquehanna River from Front Street side of Governor's Residence.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,438 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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