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  1. Altoona, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Altoona was founded by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in 1849 as the site for a shop and maintenance complex. Altoona was incorporated as a borough on February 6, 1854, and as a city under legislation approved on April 3, 1867, and February 8, 1868.

  2. Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Pennsylvania is the 33rd-largest state by area, and the 5th-most populous state according to the most recent official U.S. Census count in 2010. It is the 9th-most densely populated of the 50 states. Pennsylvania's two most populous cities are Philadelphia (1,580,863), and Pittsburgh (302,407).

  3. Talk:Altoona, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    File:Thaddeus M. Fowler - Penn'a R.R. Car Shop's, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1895.jpg to appear as POTD soon. Hello! This is a note to let the editors of this article know that File:Thaddeus M. Fowler - Penn'a R.R. Car Shop's, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1895.jpg will be appearing as picture of the day on May 5, 2017.

  4. Altoona Curve - Wikipedia

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    The Altoona Curve are a Minor League Baseball team based in Altoona, Pennsylvania, named after nearby Horseshoe Curve (but also alluding to the curveball, a kind of pitch). The team plays in the Eastern League and is the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates .

    • Double-A (1999–Present)
    • Eastern League (1999–present)
  5. The Altoona Mountain Citys were a professional baseball franchise that played in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1884. The Mountain Citys were a charter member of the Union Association, but folded after 25 games with a 6–19 record. They were alternately known as the Ottawas, after the local history of the Ottawa people in the 17th and 18th centuries. At the start of the season, they were also known ...

  6. Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (Altoona, Pennsylvania)

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    Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona PA – July 2018. Location in Pennsylvania. 40°30′56.88″N 78°24′14.4″W  /  40.5158000°N 78.404000°W  / Coordinates: 40°30′56.88″N 78°24′14.4″W  /  40.5158000°N 78.404000°W  /

  7. Huntingdon, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Huntingdon is a borough in (and the county seat of) Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States.It is located along the Juniata River, approximately 32 miles (51 km) east of Altoona and 92 miles (148 km) west of Harrisburg.

  8. Lakemont Park - Wikipedia

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    Lakemont Park, located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, houses the world's oldest-surviving roller coaster, the Leap-The-Dips. On June 19, 1996, the roller coaster was added to the list of National Historic Landmarks by the National Park Service. The park opened in 1894 as a trolley park and became an amusement park in the summer of 1899.

  9. Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    Hollidaysburg is a borough in and the county seat of Blair County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is located on the Juniata River, 5 miles (8 km) south of Altoona and is part of the Altoona, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1900, 2,998 people lived in the borough, in 1910, 3,734 lived there, and in 1940, 5,910 residents ...

  10. Boyer (candy company) - Wikipedia

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    Boyer was acquired by American Maize-Products in 1969, and in 1970, a new 32,000 square foot warehouse was constructed. In June 1984, American Maize sold the company to Anthony Forgione, founder of Consolidated Brands. Boyer Candy is privately owned by the Forgione Family and its headquarters are in Altoona, Pennsylvania.