Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The original Harrisburg Hospital building survived until 1976. Note the South Ward School to the rear in which the hospital was first established.
This 1920 postcard view looking east from Riverfront Park shows early growth of hospital complex.
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° 15.409′ N, 76° 52.812′ 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 Mary and Chestnut 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. Cumberland Valley Railroad Bridge ( within shouting distance of this marker); John Harris Mansion ( about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Harris/Simon Cameron Mansion ( about 400 feet away); John Harris Sr. Grave Site ( about 400 feet away); The Crowne Plaza ( about 700 feet away); The Peanut House ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Executive Mansion ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Dauphin County ( approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
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