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By Eric Shields
For the Herald 

The story of Hollidaysburg is alive and well on Walnut Street


Last updated 11/2/2020 at 5:43pm

Eric Shields

A selection of vintage Hollidaysburg yearbooks available for sale.

Have you ever wondered about the history of your hometown?

Historic Hollidaysburg, Inc., brings back the stories of yesterday. When founded in 1981 as The Blair Foundation for Historic Hollidaysburg, one of the group's first goals was to have Hollidaysburg placed on the register of National Historic Places. At the time, the borough was only one of 200 communities in the country to have that designation.

In 1985, the group produced a Historic Walking Tour Book that lists buildings in the historic district as well as creating the criteria for the plaque program where historic plaques are pla...

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