Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Harrisburg Cotton Factory and The Central YMCA
19th Century view of the Harrisburg Cotton Factory's North Street facade.
1920 view of the old Harrisburg Cotton Factory, by then the Harrisburg Silk Mill, looking northeast at Front and North Streets.
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° 15.823′ N, 76° 53.33′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and Buttonwood Street, on the right when traveling east on North Street. Touch for map. 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 Civic Club of Harrisburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Hope Fire Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Genevieve Blatt (1913 - 1996) (about 400 feet away); The Old Waterworks (about 400 feet away); The John Crain Kunkel and Katherine Smoot Kunkel Memorial (about 500 feet away); Parish Church of St. Lawrence (Former) (about 500 feet away); St. Michaelís Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away); J. Donald Cameron (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Categories. • 20th Century • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,312 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.