Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Walnut Street Bridge
Walnut Street Bridge's
1950 view of the Bridge's tollbooths on City Island.
1890's view toward Harrisburg of the Walnut Street (foreground) and Camelback (beyond) Bridges crossing City Island.
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. 40° 15.544′ N, 76° 53.065′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and N. Front Street on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the south side of the bridge in Swenson Plaza. 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. The People’s Bridge ( here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The People’s Bridge ( a few steps from this marker); James McCormick Mansion ( a few steps from this marker); Threatened Invasion of Harrisburg ( a few steps from this marker); Swenson Plaza Flood Memorial ( a few steps from this marker); Harrisburg Public Library Dauphin County Library System ( within shouting distance of this marker); Governors’ Row ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Calder/Olmsted/McCormick Mansion ( within shouting distance of this marker). 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 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,013 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.