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

Harrisburg

 
 
Harrisburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
1. Harrisburg Marker
Inscription. Pennsylvania's capital since 1812. As Harris' Ferry, was settled a century before by John Harris Sr. Laid out as a town in 1785 by John Harris Jr. For over 200 years a center of travel, trade and historic events.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.51′ N, 76° 51.361′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 230, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at City Line leaving Steelton, PA. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parson John Elder House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Breeze Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); A. Carson Stamm Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Webster Elementary School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bellevue Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bishop McDevitt High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Pleasant Press - The J. Horace McFarland Company (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harrisburg Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
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Marker beside PA 230. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, April 12, 2008
2. Marker beside PA 230.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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