Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cumberland Valley Railroad Bridge
Circa 1900 postcard view of iron truss bridge later replaced by the existing concrete structure.
Pre-1887 view of the old covered bridge later replaced by the iron truss structure.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Railroad, and the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project marker series.
Location. 40° 15.42′ N, 76° 52.835′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on S. Front Street, on the right when traveling south. Between Chestnut and Mary Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harrisburg Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); John Harris, Sr. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Native Nations of the Susquehanna Valley (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Native Nations of the Susquehanna Valley (about 500 feet away); The Court House Bell (about 500 feet away); John Harris, Sr., and the Mulberry Tree (about 500 feet away); John Harris Mansion (about 500 feet away); Harrisburg's Grand Review of Black Troops (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,422 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2011, by John K. Robinson of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.