Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1915 view looking north on Front Street from Cumberland Street toward Hardscrabble, at left, where the Sunken Gardens now exist.
View of the Sunken Gardens looking south in 1930.
1940 postcard view of the Sunken Gardens prior to the Construction of the M. Harvey Taylor Bridge.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list.
Location. 40° 16.021′ N, 76° 53.528′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Front Street and Cumberland Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Front 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 Lest We Forget (here, next to this marker); Firefighters' Memorial Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Horace McFarland (about 400 feet away); “Never Again” (about 600 feet away); Paxtang Manor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green Street Residences (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mira Lloyd Dock Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Waterworks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,050 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on November 9, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.