Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Harris' Gift
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
Location. 40° 15.713′ N, 76° 52.929′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Third Street, on the right. Marker is just north of Walnut Street on the Capitol lawn. 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. Federal Square (a few steps from this marker); Capitol Park (a few steps from this marker); Strawberry Square Phase I (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Opera House Mexican War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 104th Cavalry (about 300 feet away); Old Dauphin County Courthouses (about 300 feet away); Old Dauphin County Prison (about 400 feet 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. Other John Harris, Jr. markers.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,366 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.