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Highway Enterprise

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near Everett, Pennsylvania.
Travel reached its peak with the birth of automobiles. For the sake of convenience and price, motor camping was soon the latest trend. However, it wasn't long that travelers wanted heat, water, food and gas. As a result, . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First High School

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
Historic Hollidaysburg 1877 First High School

(Education) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Adam Holliday

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
Adam Holliday and his brother, William, in 1768, traveling west from Lancaster County, stopped on this spot, and Adam, driving a stake into the ground, remarked: "Whoever is alive one hundred years from now will see a . . .

(Forts, Castles • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Blair County Civil War Memorial

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
Tribute of Blair County in honor of her sons who fought for the Union 1861 — 1865

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

East Belfast Protestant Boys

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, United Kingdom.
[Mural] Dedicated To 1981 Gareth Keys 2008 ———————————— In Memory Of All Our Fallen Volunteers We Forget Them Not East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force. ———————————— In Memory Of John Boyd • Richard Cowan • Steven Hamill . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jaycee Memorial Park

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
Dedicated to those who have given their lives in the service of their country [Additional plaque on the grounds of the park] "All gave some — Some gave all" Dedicated to the memory of all who proudly served and protected . . .

(Military) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Logan Valley Mall Fire

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near Altoona, Pennsylvania.
This section of Logan Valley Mall, Altoona, Pa. Originally opened: November 3, 1965 Destroyed by fire: December 16, 1994 Reopened: May 23, 1996

(Disasters • Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Altoona Soldiers & Sailors Memorial

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
In memory of United States soldiers & sailors of all wars

(Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

PRR Express Refrigerator Car No. 2561

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
"They'd say, 'Buzz, you're going to Harrisburg on a high class'.... You checked each other's watch." — Russ Marlett, Conductor A freight train that carried perishables, like fruit or meat, was called a "high class" and it . . .

(Agriculture • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

O Beautiful For Spacious Skies...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Travelers have been drawn to the towering rock formations of Garden of the Gods and the world famous Pikes Peak for centuries. The view from the summit inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write the lyrics for “America the . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Natural Features • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Track Cars

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
These two track cars were used for two different purposes. The Grey Brookville Locomotive, No. 2681, was built in 1941 and served at a clay quarry at Massilon, Ohio. It had a 60 HP Ford V-8 engine, it was retired in 1961. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

South Belfast Battalion, Ulster Volunteer Force

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, United Kingdom.
Trained in the adjoining brewery yard These Stones are kept in remembrance "Lest We Forget"

(Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Juniata Shops

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
The Juniata Shops By 1889, the Pennsylvania Railroad had outgrown the capacity of the shop complex here at 12th street. Soon the facilities here would be complemented by new buildings in the nearby borough of Juniata, not . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

City of Altoona

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Here stands foundation stones, a piece of the upper corner truss and the dedication plaque from the 7th Street Bridge that was constructed at this location from 1912 to 1913. This bridge served Altoona for 91 years and . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Altoona Killed in Action Memorial

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
This memorial is dedicated to the Altoona service men & women who have paid the ultimate price for our country [Plaques with names listed under with specific wars mentioned from left to right:] World War I Korean War . . .

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bemberg Water Tower

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Elizabethton, Tennessee.
These concrete footings held the Bemberg Water Tower which supplied water to the ET&WNC (Tweetsie) steam engines in the early 1900’s. Project funded by www.cartercountyhistory.com website and the alumni of the 2014-2015 . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bemberg Station / Port Rayon

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Elizabethton, Tennessee.
In the 1920s, German and Dutch investors established two factories for the production of rayon in Elizabethton: American Bemberg Corporation and North American Rayon Corporation. The East Tennessee and Western North Carolina . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
At this location March 16 1867 First P•R•R• Y•M•C•A• organized Second railroad Y•M•C•A• in U•S•A• Erected March 16 1951 75th anniversary

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Locomotive 790 Bell

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Altoona, Pennsylvania.
This bell was made for Locomotive 790 Builders No. 3165 Locomotive 790 was built Juniata Shops, Altoona, PA. 12-18-1916

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Red Fox

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Elizabethton, Tennessee.
At Valley Forge, Dan Ellis usually assembled for Federal regiments whom he guided over obscure mountain trails to Kentucky, while East Tennessee was under Confederate control. Born 1827 and a veteran of the Mexican War, he . . .

(Notable Persons • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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