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

Alleghany Furnace

 
 
Alleghany Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
1. Alleghany Furnace Marker
Inscription. Opposite are remains of furnace built in 1811, the second in this section. It was operated until 1884. The stone store building built in 1837 is the oldest in the city of Altoona.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 29.52′ N, 78° 24.395′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of Crescent Road and Union Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 36), on the right when traveling west on Crescent Road. Touch for map. Located at the Altoona Women's Club. No Trespassing signs are located on the property. Marker is in this post office area: Altoona PA 16602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baker Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Baker Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Altoona (approx. 0.8 miles away); Endress War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blair County War Mothers Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blair County Memorial Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Altoona Area High School Mountain Lion (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Alleghany Furnace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
2. Alleghany Furnace Marker
and Altoona Women's Club
Alleghany Furnace image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
3. Alleghany Furnace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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