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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. Pennsylvania's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the Keystone State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLogan House - Altoona

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Marker where the Logan House Hotel once stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: 12/9/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersIsaac Charles Mishler (1862-1944)

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Isaac Charles Mishler (1862-1944) Lancaster, PA native and Altoona businessman and promoter. Built and managed theaters throughout PA and NJ. In 1906 he build the opulent Mishler Theatre here, a venue for stage showe, musical performances, live theater, and vaudeville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: 2/7/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennsylvania Railroad Shops

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By 1947, the Altoona Works consisted of the Altoona car shops, Twelfth Street car shop, South Altoona foundries, and Juniata shops divided into more than fifty shops. These included locomotive shops, blacksmith shops, boiler shops, machine shop, spring shop, air-brake shop, gray iron foundry, nonferrous metal foundry, oil mixing plant, automatic machine shop, pressed steel shop, welding shop, manufacturing machine shop, and brass finishing shop along with other facilities. These shops built new

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 12/30/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHarold L. Ickes

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When it came to the spoken word he was up there with the best

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 12/29/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAllegheny Furnace

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The remains of this furnace sit on the grounds owned by the Altoona Women's Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpanielFam

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2005

last visited: 12/24/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBaker Mansion #2

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This marker is located right next to the front lawn of Baker Mansion

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpanielFam

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2005

last visited: 12/24/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBaker Mansion

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Baker Mansion #1 of 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpanielFam

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2005

last visited: 1/4/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAltoona

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Altoona - a railroad town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpanielFam

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2005

last visited: 1/4/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLeap-the-Dips Roller Coaster

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Historical sign describing the oldest roller coaster in the world. The Leap the Dips. A National Historical Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: 12/9/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersBlair County

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Located at our local Court House

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpanielFam

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2005

last visited: 12/31/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFrankstown

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Frankstown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SpanielFam

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2005

last visited: 2/23/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersCanal Basin

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The meeting of the big two! Canal meets Railroad!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/30/2008

last visited: 10/10/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDaniel Hale Williams

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Heart surgery in 1893? In 1893 Williams repaired the torn pericardium of James Cornish, who had suffered a knife wound to the heart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/30/2008

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGallitzin Spring

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It was nicer before they put roads on either side of the spring!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/3/2009

last visited: 3/1/2011

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPortage Railroad (west) - old US 22 - Duncansville, PA

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Portage Railroad inclined plane 6. This marker is located on the westbound side of Old US 22. A second is on the eastbound side. Rout 22 changes from a 4 lane road to a 2 lane and this point. Parking is available at the medium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2012

last visited: 12/11/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPortage Railroad (east) - old US 22 - Duncansville, PA

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Portage Railroad inclined plane 6. This marker is located on the eastbound side of Old US 22. A second is on the westbound side. Rout 22 changes from a 2 lane road to a 4 lane and this point. Parking is available at the medium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2012

last visited: 1/13/2021

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLemon House

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In Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/27/2015

last visited: 12/11/2020

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPortage Railroad

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A typical voyage took between six and seven hours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 10/10/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAdmiral Peary Park

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Did he or didn't he? That is the question!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 2/27/2010

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRobert E. Peary

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Did he find the pole or didn't he! His sign found it's pole that I know for sure!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 10/10/2009

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersDemetrius Gallitzin

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Russian prince-priest,The Apostle of the Alleghenies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/10/2009

last visited: 7/12/2019

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersFrankstown Path

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The path turned south, up the Frankstown Branch of Juniata.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJuniata Iron

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Along the streams of this region are ruins of many charcoal iron furnaces and forges built between 1790-1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMartin G. Brumbaugh

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Governor of the State, 1915-19, outstanding educator, was born near here April 14, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHart's Log

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Horse trough!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gosffo

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/30/2008

last visited: 4/22/2010

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