Exploring the history, society, and culture of Pennsylvania's capital city
The Old Eighth Ward
Explore the history of the Old Eighth Ward, the heart of Harrisburg’s African-American, Jewish, and immigrant neighborhoods in the late 19th century, which was wiped away in the 1910s to make way for the Capitol Park.
Look Up, Look Out Exhibit
Old Eighth Photo Galleries
Interactive Map of Eighth Ward
Old Eighth Facebook Page
Harrisburg’s Old 8th Ward Website (by Stephanie Patterson Gilbert)