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

Penn State Altoona

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. Penn State Altoona Marker
Inscription.  In commemoration of the many dedicated and devoted veterans and citizens of the Altoona community whose hard work, vision and spirit led to the growth of Penn State Altoona and its relocation from downtown Altoona to its present site at Ivyside Park in September of 1948.
 
Location. 40° 32.374′ N, 78° 24.445′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker can be reached from Juniata Gap Road east of Baker Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona PA 16601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Bathhouse U" (a few steps from this marker); Elm & Pine Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Ivyside Park Swimming Pool (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reflecting Pond (about 700 feet away); Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Blair-Bedford Central Council A.F.L.-C.I.O. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Juniata's Tribute to Honor
Penn State Altoona Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. Penn State Altoona Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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