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Allegheny Township near Duncansville in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blair Homestead

 
 
Blair Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
1. Blair Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Erected 1785 by Thomas Blair. Residence of his son, John Blair, for whom Blair County was named in 1846. John Blair was a member of the General Assembly and until his death, 1832, a leading citizen of the region.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
 
Location. 40° 24.877′ N, 78° 27.767′ W. Marker is near Duncansville, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. It is in Allegheny Township. Marker is at the intersection of Foot of Ten Road and Willowbridge Lane, on the right when traveling east on Foot of Ten Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1220 Foot of Ten Rd, Duncansville PA 16635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staying Alive (approx. 0.2 miles away); Making the Connection (approx. half a mile away); Fort Fetter (approx.
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2.8 miles away); Hiding Incline 8 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jaycee Memorial Park (approx. 3.6 miles away); Canal Basin (approx. 3.6 miles away); Adam Holliday (approx. 3.7 miles away); First High School (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duncansville.
 
Blair Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
2. Blair Homestead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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