Civil War

Getting the most from Gettysburg

August 31, 2017

A nation on the brink. Two armies on the move. The media on its toes. A president on alert and a town on guard. Freedom for all is on the line. No one and nothing […]

Culture

Get a different view of Gettysburg

July 27, 2017

The images of Gettysburg are burned into the consciousness of anyone who has visited the battlefield area: the expanse of grass across which Confederate Gen. George Pickett’s men charged; the rocks of Little Round Top […]

Culture

Tour some of Blair County’s historical treasures

July 3, 2017

Touring a destination with the help of a passport is something adventurers, explorers, and historians have grown to love. A new passport adventure is now available in Blair County, Pa. The Heritage Passport is more […]

Culture

Fort Roberdeau celebrates American independence

June 14, 2017

In the days of the American Revolution, Blair County was on the Pennsylvania frontier. The county, home to the city of Altoona, is still largely rural in nature. Located about three hours from Washington, D.C., […]