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

Riverfront Recaptured

Different by Nature

 
 
Riverfront Recaptured Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2022
1. Riverfront Recaptured Marker
Inscription.  

The fish carved into the tree sculpture depict native fish of the Susquehanna River. This tree carving benefits the Harrisburg River Boat Society and the River School, teaching about ecology, our natural wonders and being good stewards to our river.

 
Erected by FNB Bank and Jeff & Liz Tinsman.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEducationWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 40° 15.572′ N, 76° 53.1′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Front Street south of Locust Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker and sculpture are along the riverfront walking path, just north of the Walnut Street pedestrian bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Calder / Olmsted / McCormick Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Greetings to Future Harrisburgers (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrisburg Public Library Dauphin County Library System
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(within shouting distance of this marker); James McCormick Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Swenson Plaza Flood Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The People’s Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The First River School (within shouting distance of this marker); Walnut Street Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dammed, drugged & poisoned: 3 iconic Susquehanna species struggle to survive (2021). (Submitted on August 31, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Susquehanna River School. (Submitted on August 31, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Riverfront Recaptured Marker and Wood Carving image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2022
2. Riverfront Recaptured Marker and Wood Carving
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Feb. 28, 2024