Blair County Celebrates a Milestone Birthday
March 4, 2021
Blair County celebrated 175 years on Friday Feb. 26, and will be celebrating throughout 2021.
Blair County Commissioner Laura Burke said that there are celebrations of the country's founding every 25 years, with the last one being for the 150th anniversary in 1996.
"We want to do something similar this year," she said, but with COVID-19 restrictions, such celebrations "could be a little tricky."
Burke said that the county is forming a committee to get ideas and consensus on what kind of activities that the county wants to have associated with the celebration. The first meeting of the commi...