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Blair County Genealogical Society Celebrates 40 Years


November 7, 2019

Rick Boston

Jim Snyder Jr., president of the Blair County Genealogical Society, stands among the many documents housed in the society's library in Hollidaysburg.

Everywhere we go can be a lesson in history, all it takes is a little imagination and a willingness to look behind the surface of the present.

Blair County is 173 years old and filled with stories of those who came before us. Whether tucked away in a family Bible or packed away in a long-forgotten box in the basement, the written history of our ancestors is important reminders that the lives of those long gone don't have to be forgotten.

Fortunately for us, a group of volunteers met 40 years ago to establish a system for preserving the records of the past for current and future generations....

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