Penbrook in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
Location. 40° 16.796′ N, 76° 50.66′ W. Marker is in Penbrook, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of 30th Street and Booser Ave. on 30th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Explore the Capital Area Greenbelt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harrisburg High School and Former John Harris High School Moment of Mercy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bishop McDevitt High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harrisburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bellevue Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reservoir Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mansion at Reservoir Park (approx. one mile away).
Additional keywords. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, AME Zion Church, Black Methodism
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,128 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on February 27, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.