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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

State Capitol

 
 
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 30, 2008
1. State Capitol Marker
Inscription. This building, which replaced the old brick capitol, was designed by Joseph M. Huston, and erected, 1902-1906. It was dedicated on October 4, 1906, in the term of Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.847′ N, 76° 53.035′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker can be reached from Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the right of the steps to the Visitor's Entrance to the Capitol. 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. Old Brick Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Capitol Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Present State Capitol Building (about 300 feet away); Public Sector Unionism (about 300 feet away); John Frederick Hartranft (about 400 feet away); Grace United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Payne-Shoemaker Building (about 400 feet away); Pine Street Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Also see . . .  State Capitol - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com
Third Street side of the Capitol image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
2. Third Street side of the Capitol
There are markers on each side of the steps.
(Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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