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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pennsylvania State Archives

 
 
Pennsylvania State Archives Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. Pennsylvania State Archives Marker
Inscription.  Created in 1903 as the Division of Public Records in the State Library, the State Archives safeguards and provides public access to records of state and local government and historical manuscripts. Dating from 1681, original records and papers housed here document the history of state agencies, individuals, places, events, and organizations. In 1945, the Archives became a part of the newly formed Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationGovernment & PoliticsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 40° 15.961′ N, 76° 53.17′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Third Street, on the right when traveling north. Between North and Forster Streets,. 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
Archives Building from North Street image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
2. Archives Building from North Street
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distance of this marker. The State Museum of Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania's Liberty Bell Replica (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C. Delores Tucker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Brick Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Capitol Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Present State Capitol Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Sector Unionism (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania State Capitol Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania State Archives. Official Website (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Pennsylvania State Archives image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
3. Pennsylvania State Archives
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,128 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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