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Hollidaysburg in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blair County

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
1. Blair County Marker
Inscription. Formed on February 26, 1846 from Bedford and Huntingdon counties. Named for the Honorable John Blair, a prominent citizen who died in 1832. Hollidaysburg, county seat, was incorporated 1836. City of Altoona, founded 1849, became a major railroad center.
 
Erected 1982 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 25.686′ N, 78° 23.467′ W. Marker is in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of Allegheny Street and Union Street, on the right when traveling west on Allegheny Street. Click for map. Located at the Blair County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Hollidaysburg PA 16648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Hale Williams (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Basin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Fetter (approx. 1.2 miles away); Frankstown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster (approx. 3 miles away); Altoona (approx. 3.7 miles away); Blair Homestead (approx. 3.9 miles away); Baker Mansion (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hollidaysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Blair County Pennsylvania.
Blair County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
2. Blair County Marker
(Submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. Government
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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