Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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cenpop statecenters.txt State Population Centers United States Census Bureau It is named after the coastal town of Duncannon, County Wexford, Ireland. Lightning Guider (Lightning Guider Sled) sleds were manufactured in Duncannon from 1904 until 1988. Old Sled Works History Accessed April 25, 2010. The Appalachian Trail runs along Market Street


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for freight transportation, with mountainous terrain. In 1999, the Keystone Corridor was formally recognized as a "designated high speed corridor" by the Federal Railroad Administration. The Keystone Corridor was upgraded in 2006 with two segments of 110 mph (176 km h) operation between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, with express service taking 90 minutes over 103.6 miles (165.8 kilometres), which is the fastest average speed outside the North East Corridor


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militia. It opened in an agricultural school nearby Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) as Camp Curtin on April 18, 1861, and more than 300 000 men were drilled there during 4 years. In the years that followed, Curtin became a close friend and confidant of Abraham Lincoln, visiting the White House several times in order to converse about the status of the war effort. * Pennsylvania ** Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) ( Harrisburg International Airport


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Heat was first formed during the 1991 (1991 in sports)-92 (1992 in sports) season by Dr. Rex Herbert, following the folding of the Hershey Impact, another NPSL team where Herbert was the team physician. Along with numerous investors Dr. Rex Herbert invested and produced the fiscal and economic backdrop to support the team. ''Stolen Honor'' was a project of Red, White and Blue Productions, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, whose public affairs are managed by Quantum Communications a company owned by lobbyist Charlie Gerow who also acted as publicist for the film. In 2000, Gerow ran on the Republican (United States Republican Party) ticket for Congress In 2003, he was nominated by President Bush to be a member of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission Honor'' was a project of Red, White and Blue Productions based in Harrisburg, PA (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), whose public affairs are managed by Quantum Communications, a company owned by lobbyist Charles Gerow. In 2000, Mr. Gerow ran on the Republican (United States Republican Party) ticket for Congress. In 2003, he was nominated by President Bush to be a Member of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Commission. Sherwood is the president of Red, White and Blue Civil War When the Civil War started in 1861, McConaughy formed and served as captain of the "Adams Rifles," a company of civilian scouts, primarily composed of his law clients. They were active in monitoring the region for signs of Confederate (Confederate States Army) activity during several threatened incursions, including during the Maryland Campaign. McConaughy's scouts and spies were particularly active in late June 1863 during the early days of the Gettysburg Campaign, when they shadowed oncoming enemy cavalry and, later, the main infantry columns. McConaughy gave this vital information to the local military commander, Maj. (Major (United States)) Granville O. Haller, who in turn relayed it to Maj. Gen. (Major general (United States)) Darius N. Couch and Governor Andrew Curtin in Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). McConaughy stayed in Gettysburg during the Confederate occupation in early July, still rendering service to the Federal soldiers. Following the battle, Col. George H. Sharpe wrote a letter to McConaughy on behalf of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, formally thanking him for the critical information on Confederate troop movements.


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Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was a letterman (Letterman (sports)) in football, basketball, and track (Track and field athletics). In football, he was a prep All-American and an Associated Press all-state pick in 1995. In his senior season, he ran for 1,495 yards and 23 touchdowns. A fter his senior football season, he participated in the 1996 Big 33 game (Big 33 Football Classic). Personal Watson lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He


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; Civil War When the Civil War started in 1861, McConaughy formed and served as captain of the "Adams Rifles," a company of civilian scouts, primarily composed of his law clients. They were active in monitoring the region for signs of Confederate States Army Confederate activity during several threatened incursions, including during the Maryland Campaign. McConaughy's scouts and spies were particularly active in late June 1863 during the early days of the Gettysburg Campaign, when they shadowed oncoming enemy cavalry and, later, the main infantry columns. McConaughy gave this vital information to the local military commander, Maj. (Major (United States)) Granville O. Haller, who in turn relayed it to Maj. Gen. (Major general (United States)) Darius N. Couch and Governor Andrew Curtin in Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). McConaughy stayed in Gettysburg during the Confederate occupation in early July, still rendering service to the Federal soldiers. Following the battle, Col. George H. Sharpe wrote a letter to McConaughy on behalf of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, formally thanking him for the critical information on Confederate troop movements.


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, Pennsylvania , plus campuses in Wilmington, Delaware; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Exton, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1866 after the school moved to Chester, the Civil War When the Civil War started in 1861, McConaughy formed and served as captain of the "Adams Rifles," a company of civilian scouts, primarily composed of his law clients. They were active in monitoring the region for signs of Confederate (Confederate States Army) activity during several threatened incursions, including during the Maryland Campaign. McConaughy's scouts and spies were particularly active in late June 1863 during the early days of the Gettysburg Campaign, when they shadowed oncoming enemy cavalry and, later, the main infantry columns. McConaughy gave this vital information to the local military commander, Maj. (Major (United States)) Granville O. Haller, who in turn relayed it to Maj. Gen. (Major general (United States)) Darius N. Couch and Governor Andrew Curtin in Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). McConaughy stayed in Gettysburg during the Confederate occupation in early July, still rendering service to the Federal soldiers. Following the battle, Col. George H. Sharpe wrote a letter to McConaughy on behalf of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, formally thanking him for the critical information on Confederate troop movements.


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and PG (British Board of Film Classification) in the United Kingdom. In its original American broadcast, "Starvin' Marvin" received a Nielsen rating (Nielsen ratings) of 4.8, meaning the episode was seen by about 2.2 million households in the US. Television journalists described the rating as "astonishing" by Comedy Central standards; at the time, the network averaged a 0.6 rating (276,000 households

Niagara Falls Review location Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Ontario), Ontario date 2008-11-01 page D1 Parker said the emotional moment when Starvin' Marvin returned home with all the turkeys made his mother cry, marking the first time he and Stone heard of an emotional reaction to their show. 41. Harrisburg (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) - Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) - York (York, Pennsylvania) '''WGAL 8

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

leader_title3 State Senate (Pennsylvania Senate) leader_name3 Rob Teplitz (D (United States Democratic Party)) leader_title4 State Representative (Pennsylvania House of Representatives) leader_name4 Ron Buxton (D (United States Democratic Party)) leader_title5 U.S. Congress (Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district) leader_name5 Tim Holden (D (United States Democratic Party)) government_type Mayor-Council (Mayor-council government) established_title European settlement established_date About 1719 established_title2 Incorporated (Municipal Corporation) established_date2 1791 established_title3 Charter (Charter city) established_date3 1860 founder John Harris, Sr. named_for John Harris, Sr. area_magnitude total_type City unit_pref Imperial area_total_sq_mi 11.4 area_total_km2 26.9 area_land_sq_mi 8.1 area_land_km2 21.0 area_water_sq_mi 3.3 area_water_km2 8.6 area_urban_sq_mi 335.4 area_urban_km2 539.7 area_metro_sq_mi area_metro_km2 population_as_of 2010 population_note population_total 49528 population_density_sq_mi 6114 population_metro 528892 (97th (List of United States metropolitan areas)) population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban 383008 population_density_urban_sq_mi population_blank1_title CSA (Combined statistical area) population_blank1 647390 (56th (Harrisburg metropolitan area)) population_demonym Harrisburger timezone EST (North American Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 17101-17113, 17120-17130, 17140, 17177 area_code 717 (Area code 717) latd 40 latm 16 lats 11 latNS N longd 76 longm 52 longs 32 longEW W coordinates_display inline,title elevation_m 98 elevation_ft 320 elevation_max_ft elevation_min_ft blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 42-32800 blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info 1213649

---- blank2_name Interstates (Interstate Highway System) blank2_info I-76 (Interstate 76 (east)), I-78 (Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania), I-81 (Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania), I-83 (Interstate 83), and I-283 (Interstate 283) blank3_name Waterways blank3_info Susquehanna River blank4_name Primary Airport blank4_info Harrisburg International Airport- MDT (Major International) blank5_name Secondary Airport blank5_info Capital City Airport (Capital City Airport (Pennsylvania))- CXY (Minor) blank6_name Public transit blank6_info Capital Area Transit (Capital Area Transit (Harrisburg)) website www.harrisburgpa.gov footnotes area code 717 (Area code 717)

'''Harrisburg''' (Pennsylvania German: ''Harrisbarig'') is the capital city of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Dauphin County (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania) and with a population of 49,673 is the ninth-largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, east of Pittsburgh.

The Harrisburg-Carlisle (Carlisle, Pennsylvania) Metropolitan Statistical Area (Harrisburg metropolitan area), which includes Dauphin (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania), Cumberland (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania), and Perry (Perry County, Pennsylvania) counties, had a population of 509,074 in 2000 and grew to 549,850 in 2010. A July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 528,892, making it the fifth largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania)−Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)−Easton (Easton, Pennsylvania) (the Lehigh Valley), and Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania)−Wilkes Barre (Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania).

Harrisburg played a notable role in American history during the Westward Migration (Frontier), the American Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. During part of the 19th century, the building of the Pennsylvania Canal (Pennsylvania Main Line of Public Works) and later the Pennsylvania Railroad allowed Harrisburg to become one of the most industrialized cities in the Northeastern United States. The U.S. Navy (United States Navy) ship USS ''Harrisburg'' (USS Harrisburg), which served from 1918 to 1919 at the end of World War I, was named in honor of the city.

In the mid-to-late 20th century, the city's economic fortunes fluctuated with its major industries consisting of government, heavy manufacturing (Heavy industry) including the production of steel, agriculture (the greater Harrisburg area is at the heart of the fertile Pennsylvania Dutch Country), and food services (nearby Hershey (Hershey, Pennsylvania) is home of the chocolate maker (The Hershey Company), located just

The Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest free indoor agriculture exposition in the United States, was first held in Harrisburg in 1917 and has been held there every early-to-mid January since then. 75th Farm Show: A History of Pennsylvania's Annual Agricultural Exposition Dan Cupper, Accessed January 29, 2010. Harrisburg also hosts an annual outdoor sports (Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show) show, the largest of its kind in North America, as well as an auto show (Pennsylvania Auto Show), which features a large static display of new as well as classic cars and is renowned nationwide. Harrisburg is also known for the Three Mile Island accident, which occurred on March 28, 1979 near Middletown (Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania).

In 2010 ''Forbes'' rated Harrisburg as the second best place in the U.S. to raise a family.

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