Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Late 19th Century view of Arsenal revealing original two-story structure.
Circa 1910 postcard view of original structure including mansard roof on central tower.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project series list.
Location. 40° 16.575′ N, 76° 52.016′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Herr Street and N. 18th Street, on the left when traveling east on Herr Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrisburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reservoir Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harrisburg Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Mansion at Reservoir Park In Honor of the Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in the Harrisburg Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Harrisburg Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Moment of Mercy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles 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 April 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,736 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on January 17, 2015.