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Mira Lloyd Dock

Type: 

Roadside

Botanist, educator, author, civic leader, conservationist, activist. She served on the State Forestry Reservation Commission, 1901-13. She catalyzed the birth of Harrisburg's "City Beautiful" movement in a speech to the Board of Trade, Dec. 20, 1900. This movement produced the city's park system (including Riverfront Park here) and other major civic improvements. Mira Dock lived on Front Street across from this marker.

Dedication Date: 

08/30/1996

Location

North Front Street near Reily St., Harrisburg

County: 

Dauphin

Latitude: 

40.27

Longitude: 

-76.89