Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Harrisburg State Hospital
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 17.085′ N, 76° 52.863′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on N. Cameron Street US 22 0.2 miles north of Maclay St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Farm Show (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Curtin (approx. half a mile away); The Ladies Of Harrisburg During The Civil War (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Curtin (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Curtin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reily Hose Company No. 10 (approx. 0.8 miles away); State Arsenal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Simon Cameron School (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Also see . . . Dorothea Dix by Jenn Bumb. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
1. Hospital Closed
The Harrisburg State Hospital was closed early in 2006. Government offices still occupy some of the buildings as the final disposition of the property is considered.
— Submitted May 17, 2008, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,530 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2008, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.