Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922
Erected 2010 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 40° 32.131′ N, 78° 24.246′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of Juniata Gap Road and East Wopsononock Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Juniata Gap Road. Located at the Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Wopsononock Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601, 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. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Penn State Altoona"Bathhouse U" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elm & Pine Buildings (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ivyside Park Swimming Pool (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reflecting Pond (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Juniata's Tribute to Honor (approx. 0.9 miles 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 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.