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PENNSYLVANIA POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


Caption:  Blair County Home  Altoona, Pa.

Caption:  County Home near Hollidaysburg, Pa.

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                                Drawing of the Blair County  Poorhouse  
from a book titled:  
Illustrated  Altoona, Penna.  A.D. 1896 By Charles B. Clark Page 90
submitted by:    Jim Snyder,  Pres.  Blair Co. Genealogical Society Inc.

Note:  This is well worth the time it takes to open the larger version (by clicking on it).  There are many details in the floor plan notes which you can read only in the larger picture.   PHL

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LOCAL NOTES:

 

History of the Blair County Almshouse  
(and related institutions)
from

"Twentieth Century History of Altoona and Blair County"

 

 

Blair County Almshouse -- History  
from 
"Blair County's First Hundred Years"

 

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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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RECORDS:

 

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CEMETERIES:

 

Blair County Cemetery  



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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in BLAIR county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail to The Poorhouse Lady.

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