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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Executive Mansion

 
 
Executive Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. Executive Mansion Marker
Inscription. The first official Governor's residence stood at this site. Purchased in 1858, it housed only two governors. Packer and Curtin. It was sold in 1864 when the second official residence which became "Keystone Hall," was acquired.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.542′ N, 76° 52.796′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Street and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Chestnut Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Peanut House (a few steps from this marker); The Crowne Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Salem Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away); The Johnston Building & Menaker Building (about 400 feet away); Market Square Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); The Jones House (about 400 feet away); Market Square (about 500 feet 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. Markers related
Executive House Building now stands at this location. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
2. Executive House Building now stands at this location.
to the Governor's Residence.
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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