Harrisburg State Hospital

Harrisburg State Hospital (HM3V2)

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17110 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 17.085', W 76° 52.863'

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The first State mental hospital in Pennsylvania. Opened in 1851, a result of efforts by the noted humanitarian, Dorothea Lynde Dix, to improve this State's treatment of the mentally ill. The hospital is on the wooded hills east of this marker, overlooking the city.
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HM NumberHM3V2
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Year Placed1987
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:11pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 340098 N 4461059
Decimal Degrees40.28475000, -76.88105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.085', W 76° 52.863'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 5.10" N, 76° 52' 51.78" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1307 Capital Area Greenbelt, Harrisburg PA 17110, US
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