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Presidential Convention

Type: 

City

The Whig Convention of Dec. 1839 met in this church and nominated Wm. Henry Harrison for president, John Tyler for vice-president. Popularized as "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too," they were elected, 1840.

Dedication Date: 

08/11/1953

Location

15 S. 4th St. at Zion Lutheran Church, Harrisburg

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.26

Longitude: 

-76.88