Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Camel Back Bridge
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Notable Places • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 40° 15.518′ N, 76° 52.989′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Front Street and Market Street on N. Front Street. 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. Camelback and Market Street Bridges (within shouting distance of this marker); Dauphin County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverfront Park Dauphin County (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors’ Row (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Threatened Invasion of Harrisburg (about 300 feet away); The People’s Bridge (about 400 feet away); The First River School (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,109 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 4. submitted on December 31, 2014.