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

Blair County Memorial Highway

 
 
Blair County Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
1. Blair County Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription.
To all
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.
 
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.
 
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 marker also named Baker Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Altoona (approx. 1.1 miles away); Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster (approx. 1.9 miles away); Altoona Area High School Mountain Lion (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Blair County Memorial Highway Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
2. Blair County Memorial Highway Dedication Marker
Blair County Memorial Highway Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
3. Blair County Memorial Highway Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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