Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Swenson Plaza Flood Memorial
The People's Bridge Coalition
Historic Harrisburg Association
Riverfront People's Park Organization
The John Crain Kunkel Foundation
American Institute of Architects
Harold and Elsie Swenson Fund of the Greater Harrisburg Foundation
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
and hundreds of individual contributors, including many school children
The Honorable Stephen R. Reed, Mayor
The City of Harrisburg.
Dedicated September 15, 1999
Location. 40° 15.555′ N, 76° 53.067′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin Touch for map. Marker is at the base of The People's Bridge leading to City Island. 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. James McCormick Mansion ( here, next to this marker); Harrisburg Public Library Dauphin County Library System ( here, next to this marker); The People’s Bridge ( a few steps from this marker); Walnut Street Bridge ( a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The People’s Bridge ( within shouting distance of this marker); Threatened Invasion of Harrisburg ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Calder/Olmsted/McCormick Mansion ( within shouting distance of this marker); Governors’ Row ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Categories. • 20th Century • Disasters • Government • Landmarks • Notable Events •
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