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

Blair County War Mothers Memorial

 
 
Blair County War Mothers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
1. Blair County War Mothers Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
That the loving memory of
Blair County's War Mothers
may be forever perpetuated,
this shaft is erected by a
grateful people

 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 29.23′ N, 78° 25.36′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of 40th Street and Chestnut Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 40th Street. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blair County Memorial Highway (a few steps from this marker); Endress War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Baker Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alleghany Furnace (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Baker Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Altoona (approx. 1.1 miles away); Logan Valley Mall Fire
Blair County War Mothers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
2. Blair County War Mothers Memorial
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster (approx. 1.9 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 March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Jul. 4, 2020