Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Circa 1932 postcard view of Payne-Shoemaker Building (right) and the Harrisburger Hotel (left).
1929 view of N. Third Street showing Payne-Shoemaker Building under construction (right-center) and excavation for the Harrisburger Hotel (foreground).
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
Location. 40° 15.778′ N, 76° 53.03′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street and Pine Street, on the right when traveling north on Third 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. Pine Street Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); The Old Executive, Library & Museum Building (a few steps from this marker); John Frederick Hartranft (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); State Capitol (about 400 feet away); Mexican War Monument (about 400 feet away); Public Sector Unionism (about 500 feet away); Grace United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
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 2,665 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on April 9, 2010, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 4, 5. submitted on April 9, 2011, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.