Susquehanna Township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Harrisburg State Hospital
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 40° 17.085′ N, 76° 52.863′ W. Marker is in Susquehanna Township, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on North Cameron Street (U.S. 22) 0.2 miles north of Maclay Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg PA 17110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania State Farm Show Complex (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Farm Show (approx. 0.2 miles Camp Curtin (approx. half a mile away); The Ladies Of Harrisburg During The Civil War (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Curtin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Curtin Memorial-Mitchell United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Curtin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Curtin Fire Company No. 13 (approx. 0.7 miles away).
1. Hospital Closed
The Harrisburg State Hospital was closed early in 2006. Government offices still occupy some of the buildings as the final disposition of the property is considered.
— Submitted May 17, 2008, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,629 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2008, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on August 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.