Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tanners Avenue looking north from Walnut Street circa 1912.
Tanners Avenue looking south toward Walnut Street circa 1912 with Wesley Union A.M.E. Zion Church at left.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project marker series.
Location. 40° 15.777′ N, 76° 52.861′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Fourth Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut 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. Walnut Place (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Underground Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Technical High School & Old City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Leaders, Stewards and Advocates (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Capitol Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Trailblazers (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 104th Cavalry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisburg.
Also see . . . D is for... Frederick Douglas - Chester County Historical Society. (Submitted on December 9, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Churches, Etc. •
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