• Erik.W. Tofsrud

Harrisburg, PA


Architecture

Downtown Harrisburg, Capital of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg is a city with rich history that spans over 200 years, most notable during the westward immigration and the Civil War.

Foot bridge crossing the Susquehanna River

Many of the buildings in downtown Harrisburg were built with sandstone, which is confirmation of the presence of Germans during the westward immigration. The five largest ethnic groups are German (15.0%), Irish (6.5%), Italian (3.3) and English (2.4%).

Brick building are quite common in downtown and it looks like this door may be the original.

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