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

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

 
 
The State Museum of Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. The State Museum of Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription. Since its creation in 1905, The State Museum of Pennsylvania has collected, preserved, researched, and interpreted the cultural and natural history of the state. Over the years, the museum has greatly expanded its collections and modernized its public offerings to serve the needs of succeeding generations of Pennsylvanians. First located next to the Capitol, the museum moved here in 1964. It became part of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in 1945.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.929′ N, 76° 53.145′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Third Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Between Forster and North Streets. 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. Pennsylvania State Archives and The State Museum of Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Archives (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Brick Capitol (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Capitol Building
The State Museum of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
2. The State Museum of Pennsylvania
(about 600 feet away); Present State Capitol Building (about 600 feet away); Public Sector Unionism (about 600 feet away); Grace United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Grace Methodist Church (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to the State Museum of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 10 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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