Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Vance C. McCormick Public Service Center
This building, a part of the City Government Complex of the City of Harrisburg, is named for early 20th century Mayor Vance C. McCormick (term 1902-05) who, as a daily newspaper publisher and civic leader, championed the City Beautiful movement which nationwide brought significant public works projects to American cities and which, by his an other local leadership, produced first-ever street paving, water system upgrading, sewer lines, sanitary river dam and public monuments to Harrisburg.
May the vision and confidence in the future, exhibited in this formative era of city history, guide succeeding generations and all who occupy this space.
Erected 1982 by City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is June 17, 1982.
Location. 40° 15.595′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 Walnut St, 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. Eagle Hotel and Bolton Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King City Government Center (about 300 feet away); Union Trust Building (about 300 feet away); Threatened Invasion of Harrisburg (about 300 feet away); Harrisburg Public Library Dauphin County Library System (about 300 feet away); Swenson Plaza Flood Memorial (about 300 feet away); The First River School (about 300 feet away); James McCormick Mansion (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
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