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

Mexican War Monument

 
 
Mexican War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. Mexican War Monument Marker
Inscription. Erected by the State of Pennsylvania 1868. Commemorative of her citizens who lost their lives during the War with Mexico in 1846, 47 & 48.
 
Location. 40° 15.762′ N, 76° 52.938′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is on Third Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the south lawn of the State 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. 104th Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); John Harris' Gift (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walnut Place (about 300 feet away); Underground Railroad (about 400 feet away); Federal Square (about 400 feet away); Capitol Park (about 400 feet away); Strawberry Square Phase I (about 400 feet away); Grand Opera House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, Mexican-American
 
Mexican War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
2. Mexican War Monument
Monument is over 100 feet high.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,610 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on March 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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