Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Harrisburg Public Library Dauphin County Library System
1900 view of the Haldeman Haly Residence's side yard garden on Front Street at Walnut Street where the Harrisburg Public Library would be erected in 1914.
1915 postcard showing the Library shortly after construction.
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° 15.557′ N, 76° 53.069′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Front Street and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swenson Plaza Flood Memorial (here, next to this marker); James McCormick Mansion (here, next to this marker); The People’s Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Walnut Street Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The People’s Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Threatened Invasion of Harrisburg (within shouting distance of this marker); The Calder/Olmsted/McCormick Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors’ Row (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Categories. • 20th Century • Charity & Public Work • Education • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,274 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.