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

Harrisburg

 
 
Harrisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Harrisburg Marker
Inscription.  Pennsylvania's capital since 1812. As Harris' Ferry, was settled a century before by John Harris Sr. Laid out as a town in 1785 by John Harris Jr. For over 200 years a center of travel, trade and historic events.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 40° 16.447′ N, 76° 51.558′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on State Street, on the right when traveling west. Opposite entrance to Reservoir Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reservoir Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mansion at Reservoir Park (about 800 feet away); Moment of Mercy (approx. ¼ mile away); Bishop McDevitt High School (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Explore the Capital Area Greenbelt (approx. 0.4 miles away); State Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Breeze Hill (approx. half a mile away); Bellevue Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Marker is at the City Line on State Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Marker is at the City Line on State Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,547 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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