Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lochiel Hotel and Colonial Theater
The Lochiel's exuberant campaign bunting reflected the hotel's political clientele in this late 19th Century photo.
Bottom Left Photo
1906 view of the Lochiel shows its original depth along S. Third Street which the building's contemporary addition now emulates.
Bottom Right Photo
The original building was Greek Revival in style as shown in this very early photograph looking across Market Street toward S. Third Street.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list.
Location. 40° 15.662′ N, 76° 52.843′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Market Street and S. Third Street, on the left when traveling east on E. Market Street. 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. Kunkel Building (a few steps from this marker); T. Morris Chester (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Morris Chester (a few steps from this marker); Old Dauphin County Courthouses (within shouting distance of this marker); Strawberry Square Phase II (within shouting distance of this marker); Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts (within shouting distance of this marker); 333 Market Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 22 South 3rd Street (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 26, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,487 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.