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

Logan House

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
1. Logan House Marker
Inscription. At the famous railroad hotel on this site was held the Conference of Northern War Governors, September 24-26, 1862. Governor Andrew Curtin of Pennsylvania called the meeting which united forces behind Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 30.908′ N, 78° 24.097′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of 11th Avenue and 9th Street, on the left when traveling west on 11th Avenue. Touch for map. Located between the US Post Office and Parking Garage. Marker is in this post office area: Altoona PA 16601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Projectile (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Charles Mishler (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); PRR Class D78F Dining Car No. 4468 (about 700 feet away); Scale Test Weight Car (about 700 feet away); PRR Class N5 Cabin Car (or Caboose) No. 477577 (approx. 0.2 miles away); PRR Class X29L Steel Boxcar No. 2136 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Posy Gang (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Altoona Works (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
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Logan House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2012
2. Logan House Marker
 
 
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 366 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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