Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The original Harrisburg Hospital building survived until 1976.
This 1920 postcard view looking east from Riverfront Park shows early growth of hospital complex.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 40° 15.409′ N, 76° 52.812′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on S. Front Street, on the right when traveling south. Between Mary and Chestnut Streets. 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. Cumberland Valley Railroad Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); John Harris, Sr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Native Nations of the Susquehanna Valley (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Native Nations of the Susquehanna Valley (about 400 feet away); John Harris, Sr., and the Mulberry Tree The Court House Bell (about 400 feet away); In Memory of John Harris (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named John Harris (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 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,709 times since then and 208 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on November 6, 2015.