Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 40° 16.939′ N, 76° 53.47′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Sixth Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Ladies Of Harrisburg During The Civil War (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Camp Curtin (a few steps from this marker); Camp Curtin Memorial-Mitchell United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Camp CurtinCottage Ridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Curtin Fire Company No. 13 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reily Hose Company No. 10 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Farm Show (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Related Camp Curtin markers.
Also see . . . Camp Curtin - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,673 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.