Governor's Residence

QUICK FACTS


Picture inside the Residence
    • The current Governor’s Residence was completed in 1968 and was designed by Philadelphia architect George M. Ewing.

    • Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett are the eighth family to reside at the Governor’s Residence.

    • Approximately 12,000 people visit the Residence annually for tours and community events.

    • The first official Governor’s Residence was purchased in 1858 and was located on South Second Street in Harrisburg.

    • The gardens are composed of the Jane Shafer Rose Garden, Penn’s Woods, the Susquehanna Garden and the West Lawn.

    • Airedale Terriers Harry and Penny reside at the Governor’s Residence with the Corbett family.