Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pennsylvania State Archives and The State Museum of Pennsylvania
Panoramic view c. 1948-50 of the 800 Block of N. Third Street, between North and Forster Streets looking east, where The State Museum of Pennsylvania now stands.
1963 view showing the then-known William Penn memorial Museum under construction.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 15.908′ N, 76° 53.148′ W. Marker was in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker was at the intersection of Third Street and North Street, on the left when traveling north on Third Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The State Museum of Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Archives (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Capitol Building (about 500 feet away); Present State Capitol Building (about 500 feet away); Public Sector Unionism (about 500 feet away); Old Brick Capitol (about 500 feet away); Grace United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Grace Methodist Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
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