Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Entertainment • Government & Politics • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 40° 15.929′ N, 76° 53.145′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Third Street, on the right when traveling north. Between Forster and North Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. LGBTQ+ Policies Under Gov. Milton Shapp (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania's Liberty Bell Replica (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Archives (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nature Conservancy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Brick Capitol (about 600 feet away); Old Capitol Building (about 600 feet away); Present State Capitol Building (about 600 feet away); Public Sector Unionism (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to the State Museum of Pennsylvania. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. MarkerQuest - The State Museum of Pennsylvania. An overview of the history of The State Museum. (Submitted on April 15, 2021, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.