Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Midtown Market District
N. Third Street in 1915 looking north with the Commercial Bank Building at left.
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1915 postcard view looking south on N. Third Street with Broad Street Market at left.
Bottom Right Photo
Celebratory arches adorn the intersection of N. Third and Verbeke Streets during "Old Home Week" in 1905.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 40° 16.18′ N, 76° 53.333′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Third Street and Verbeke Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Harrisburg Resource Center (a few steps from this marker); Broad Street Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Tabernacle Baptist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green Street Residences (approx. 0.2 miles away); Visionaries (approx. 0.2 miles away); Engleton (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. Horace McFarland (approx. ¼ mile away); Firefighters' Memorial Monument (approx. ¼ mile 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 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,400 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.