Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Canal basin between State and North streets in 1895.
Canal lock just south of State Street in 1900.
Late 1800's view of the steam-driven canal boat named "Montour" moving out of Harrisburg.
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, and the Union Canal marker series.
Location. 40° 15.912′ N, 76° 52.763′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and N. Seventh Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut 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. Harris Switch Tower (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Colored Troops Grand Review (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pennsylvania Canal (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sylvan Heights Mansion (about 500 feet away); Soldiers Grove (about 700 feet away); Original Capitol Complex (about 800 feet away); Technical High School & Old City Hall (about 800 feet away); Trailblazers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
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