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

Pennsylvania State Capitol Building

National Historic Landmark

 
 
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
1. Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Marker
Inscription.  
Pennsylvania State
Capitol Building


has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

This building is an outstanding example of the American Renaissance, resulting from the collaboration of architect, artist, sculptor and craftsman. Its rich decoration glorifies Pennsylvania’s achievements in labor, industry, and history, and expresses the power and might of the Commonwealth.

2006
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 40° 15.857′ N, 76° 53.043′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North 3rd Street and State Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
2. Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Marker
(west Capitol entrance in background)
is located at the west Capitol entrance, on the left side of the doorway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg PA 17120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Brick Capitol (a few steps from this marker); State Capitol (a few steps from this marker); Old Capitol Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Present State Capitol Building (about 300 feet away); Public Sector Unionism (about 300 feet away); Grace United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); John Frederick Hartranft (about 400 feet away); Payne-Shoemaker Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Regarding Pennsylvania State Capitol Building. National Register of Historic Places #77001162. Also a contributing property in the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex Historic District, NRHP# 13000287.
 
Pennsylvania Capitol (<i>west entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
3. Pennsylvania Capitol (west entrance)
(marker is on left side of doorway)
Pennsylvania Capitol (<i>southwest corner</i>)</center> image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
4. Pennsylvania Capitol (southwest corner)
Pennsylvania Capitol (<i>west entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
5. Pennsylvania Capitol (west entrance)
Pennsylvania Capitol Dome image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
6. Pennsylvania Capitol Dome
Pennsylvania Capitol (<i>looking east from North 3rd Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2013
7. Pennsylvania Capitol (looking east from North 3rd Street)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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