Blair County Historical Society

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The Blair County Historical Society was chartered in 1906 as a non-profit association open to all persons interested in preserving the history of Blair County. We have always taken an active role in preserving and interpreting this region's heritage. Since 1922, our headquarters have been in the Baker Mansion, Altoona. Here we operate our museum, where visitors can see period rooms depicting the Baker family's lifestyle, as well as exhibits on the early iron industry, transportation, medicine, military history, toys, geology, and education. Special exhibits are presented in the second floor gallery. It also holds the society's offices, library and archives. We also own the Springfield Furnace Mansion (Royer House); the Etna Furnace stack; and the Dick Schoolhouse. The society operates on an annual budget of approximately $80,000. Funding comes from memberships, museum admission fees, donations, and fundraising events and grants from the county and state.

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PO Box 1083 3419 Oak Lane
Altoona, PA 16603

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