Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Broad Street Market
1900 postcard view of the stone market house.
C. 1890 view of brick market house from Fulton Street looking west.
Frame shed addition to stone market house in 1975 just prior to its demolition for central plaza area improvements.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 40° 16.163′ N, 76° 53.331′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Third Street and Verbeke Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Third Street. 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. Historic Harrisburg Resource Center (a few steps from this marker); Historic Midtown Market DistrictTabernacle Baptist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green Street Residences (about 700 feet away); Visionaries (approx. 0.2 miles away); Engleton (approx. ¼ mile away); J. Horace McFarland (approx. ¼ mile away); Firefighters' Memorial Monument (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,533 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on July 24, 2017, by Christopher Eby of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 18, 2010, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.