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., […]

Culture

Visit a fort that pre-dates American independence

May 26, 2017

Fort Frederick, a French and Indian War-era stone fortress near Hagerstown, Md., has witnessed the panorama of American history, from the early frontier to the Revolutionary and Civil wars and even the Great Depression. Today, […]

Civil War

Three Civil War cities in Coastal Virginia that saw action

October 15, 2016

Hampton, Newport News, and Norfolk are cities where the sacrifices of the American Civil War are remembered and honored. Tucked into the southeastern corner of Virginia, these now-thriving cities and surrounding waterways were once war-torn […]