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. Touch for map. Between Chestnut and Mary Streets. Marker is 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 marker. Harrisburg Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); John Harris Mansion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Harris/Simon Cameron Mansion (about 500 feet away); John Harris Sr. Grave Site (about 500 feet away); The Crowne Plaza (about 600 feet away); The Peanut House (about 800 feet away); Executive Mansion (about 800 feet away); Dauphin County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels •
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 3,333 times since then and 38 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.