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Boarding Houses and Hotels of Harrisburg's Old 8th Ward

Name Location Years of Operation Ethnicity/
Race
Notes
William Murray -Walnut n Railroad -1839 -Sign of William Tell
Jacob Weaver -Canal b Walnut & State -1858-1859 -American House
L. Bernhard -Walnut c 4th 1869
George W. Bowsman -South n Cowden -1869
Henry Dodge -Cowden n Walnut 1869 -Lancaster House
James Doyle -Walnut n Short -1869
Fred W. Ebel -State c 4th -1869-1905 -National Hotel
-Lived @ same address
-Photograph, Photograph
Callaughan McCarthy -524 State -1869-1902

-McCarthy House
- Lived @ same address
-Photograph

John Wall -Tanners n Walnut -1869
William O'Conner -North op East -1869 -O'Conner House
W. P. Hughes -Walnut c Cowden -1869 -Washington House
William Umberger -Walnut c Filbert -1869
Abraham H. Landis -517 Walnut -1879-1891 -Washington
-Lived @ same address
James A. Manger 451 State 1879-1880 -American House
Edmund Foley -South c Short -1889-1891

-Lived @ same address

Edward Foley

-451 State

-1890-1896 -See below
George S. Smith -517 Walnut -1890-1893 -Metropolitan
-Lived @ same address
Americo Rovai -421 Walnut -1891-1895 -Hotel Americo
-Lived @ same address
Samuel S. Johnston -727 State -1891 -Keystone
-Lived @ same address
Mrs. Rebecca Sollers -729 State -1893-1896 -Keystone
-Lived @ same address
-Photograph
Willis W. Rishell -517 Walnut -1894 -Metropolitan
-Lived @ same address
Elias Boyer -517 Walnut -1895 -Lived @ same address
Henry M. Hare -421 Walnut -1896-1905 -Hotel Hare
-Lived @ same address
Clifton Jones -523 State -1896 -Lived @ same address
Henry B. Ulrich -517 Walnut -1896 -Washington Hotel
-Lived @ same address
John C. Coates -727 State -1898-1901 -Lived @ same address
John A. Brougher -517 Walnut -1898-1905 -Washington Hotel
-Lived @ same address
Morris A. Heagy -729 State -1904-1905 -Lived @ same address
Dennis F. McCarthy -524 State -1905

-McCarthy House
-Lived @ same address
-Photograph

Edward A. Meyer -521-523 State -1905 -Hotel Leroy
-Lived @ same address
Samuel M. McCann -501-505 State -1905 -XX
-Lived @ same address
-Photograph

 

 

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