Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 24, 1902.
Location. 40° 30.908′ N, 78° 24.097′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of 11th Avenue and 9th Street, on the left when traveling west on 11th Avenue. Located between the US Post Office and Parking Garage. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Altoona PA 16601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Projectile (within shouting distance of this marker); First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Charles Mishler William H. Prosser (about 400 feet away); The Silver Chief (about 400 feet away); PRR Express Refrigerator Car No. 2561 (about 600 feet away); The Juniata Shops (about 700 feet away); The Downtown Altoona Historic District (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.