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

The Pennsylvania State Capitol

 
 
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Declares Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
1. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Declares Marker
Inscription. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission declares The Pennsylvania State Capitol A Commonwealth Treasure for all to protect and preserve as a vital architectural and artistic monument to government by and for all Pennsylvanians.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.927′ N, 76° 52.937′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Commonwealth 0.1 miles south of North Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. Soldiers Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); C. Delores Tucker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Brick Capitol (about 600 feet away); U.S. Colored Troops Grand Review (about 600 feet away); State Capitol (about 700 feet away); Pennsylvania Canal (about 800 feet away); Trailblazers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leaders, Stewards and Advocates (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
2. Pennsylvania State Capitol Building.
The Pennsylvania State Capitol interior, detail of column image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, July 22, 2009
3. The Pennsylvania State Capitol interior, detail of column
The Pennsylvania State Capitol rotunda image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, July 22, 2009
4. The Pennsylvania State Capitol rotunda
The Pennsylvania State Capitol, skylight in Supreme Court Chamber image. Click for full size.
By John K. Robinson, July 22, 2009
5. The Pennsylvania State Capitol, skylight in Supreme Court Chamber
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,089 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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