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

Abraham Lincoln

 
 
Abraham Lincoln Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. Abraham Lincoln Marker
Inscription.  On February 22, 1861, while journeying to Washington for his Inauguration, Lincoln stopped at the Jones House, on this site. From the portico of the hotel, he addressed a large crowd gathered in Market Square.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1794.
 
Location. 40° 15.567′ N, 76° 52.866′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Between Blackberry and Market. 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. Market Square Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); The Johnston Building & Menaker Building (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Market Square Presbyterian Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Jones House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hilton Harrisburg and Towers (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Prelude To Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Jones House Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,395 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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