Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King City Government Center
Late 1800's view of first generation development, an old stagecoach station, at the site of the City Government Center. Strawberry Alley is to the right.
1940's view of the Calder Building and the Spot Restaurant looking west from Market Square where the City Government Center now stands.
Erected by The Harrisburg History Project Commissioned by Mayor Stephen R. Reed.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Pennsylvania, The Harrisburg History Project marker series.
Location. 40° 15.601′ N, 76° 52.957′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on N. Second Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Near Strawberry Alley. 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. Union Trust Building (here, next to this marker); Eagle Hotel and Bolton Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square During The Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrisburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Prelude To Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); George J. Heisely Residence and the National Anthem (was about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Hilton Harrisburg and Towers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Categories. • 20th Century • Civil Rights • Government • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
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 4,054 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.