Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Trust Building
"Harrisburg's First Sky-Scraper" is boldly printed on the sign showing the Union Trust Building under construction in the fall of 1905.
Circa 1910 postcard view of the Union Trust Building which rises above its neighbors.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 40° 15.601′ N, 76° 52.957′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on N. 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Near Strawberry Alley. 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. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King City Government Center (here, next to this marker); Eagle Hotel and Bolton Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square During The Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Capital Of The Keystone State Preserved! (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Prelude To Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); The Vance C. McCormick Public Service Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hilton Harrisburg and Towers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,487 times since then and 143 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.