National Geographic : 1950 Jul
© National Geographic Society 116 Kodachrome byWalter M.Edwars Harrisburg, 140 Miles from the Atlantic, Enjoys Aquatic Sports, Thanks to a Dam onthe Susquehanna Two canoe clubs have fun every summer week end. Forster Island (from which the picture was taken) lures hundreds ofswimmers and sunbathers. Once ayear a regatta covers the river with sails, motors, and paddles. Pennsylvania's domed Capitol Building looks out upon thescene.