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Harrisburg: The City Beautiful


The resources used for this section are photographs and newspaper articles collected by Joseph M. Huston and Evan J. Miller. The primary and secondary sources about the burning of the capitol and the newspaper articles about the debate to move the capital to Philadelphia were accessed through the Evan J. Miller Collection in the Dauphin County Historical Society (MG 137, Boxes 1 and 2). The primary sources pertaining to the construction of the new capitol building were accessed through the Joseph M. Huston Collection in the Pennsylvania State Archives (MG 75, Boxes 1 and 2).