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Wormleysburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Harrisburg

 
 
Harrisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
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 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.189′ N, 76° 53.756′ W. Marker is in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 15 and Market St., on the right when traveling north on U.S. 15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lemoyne PA 17043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Original Fire Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wormleysburg School (about 400 feet away); Lemoyne - Bridgeport Heights (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wormley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harrisburg Giants (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Island (approx. half a mile away); Walnut Street Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Fort Couch (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wormleysburg.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Harrisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Harrisburg Marker
Harrisburg from the western shore of the Susquehanna River. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
3. Harrisburg from the western shore of the Susquehanna River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 626 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 28, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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