Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Blair County Memorial Highway
Sons of Blair County
who served this nation
in time of war,
this road of memory
is gratefully dedicated
for all time
Dedicated Nov. 12, 1933
Rededicated Nov. 11, 1992
Erected 1992 by Blair County War Veterans Council and Associates.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 40° 29.22′ N, 78° 25.361′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of 40th Street and Chestnut Avenue, on the left 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 War Mothers Memorial (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 Baker Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Altoona (approx. 1.1 miles away); Logan Valley Mall Fire (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 400 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.