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

Executive Mansion

 
 
Executive Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. Executive Mansion Marker
Inscription. The first official Governor's residence stood at this site. Purchased in 1858, it housed only two governors. Packer and Curtin. It was sold in 1864 when the second official residence which became "Keystone Hall," was acquired.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.542′ N, 76° 52.796′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Street and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Chestnut Street. Touch 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. The Peanut House (a few steps from this marker); The Crowne Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Salem Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Old Salem Church (about 300 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away); The Johnston Building & Menaker Building (about 400 feet away); Market Square Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); The Jones House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
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Executive House Building now stands at this location. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
2. Executive House Building now stands at this location.
a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Governor's Residence.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,231 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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