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

Blair Homestead

 
 
Blair Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 40° 24.877′ N, 78° 27.767′ W. Marker is in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of Foot of 10 Road and Willowbridge Lane, on the right when traveling east on Foot of 10 Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duncansville PA 16635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Fetter (approx. 2.8 miles away); Canal Basin (approx. 3.6 miles away); Daniel Hale Williams (approx. 3.8 miles away); Blair County (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gallitzin Spring (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Gallitzin Spring (approx. 4 miles away); Why a Skewed Arch Bridge? (approx. 5 miles away); The Old Portage Rail Road Monument (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duncansville.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Blair Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
2. Blair Homestead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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