Some of the most historical landmarks in Harrisburg range from the capitol building, the national civil war museum, to the rockville bridge ( the longest stone bridge when it was built in 1902). Theses landmarks are all a part of the history that has made Harrisburg the thriving city it is today.
Harrisburg is the home of a giant industrial area that house big corporations like Tyco Electronics, Hershey Food, IBM and Rite Aid Corp.The largest employer of Harrisburg is the State Government, giving the economy some stability in terms of the job market and is the main attraction the brings people to Pennsylvania.
Since Hershey is in such close proximity to Harrisburg, it has been one of the biggest reasons why Harrisburg is such an economically well off city. Hershey is the largest employer in the food and medical industries. It also is a main attraction for tourists, so it boosts the hospitality industry’s revenues also.