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Blair County Genealogical Society Hosts Discussion on Highland Hall

Blair County Genealogical Society hosted a talk about Highland Hall at the May meeting. The hall is a good example of a public building created by a group of citizens who wanted to have a an educational institution. It has lasted for more than 160 years and it is still in use.

Genealogical Society member and presenter Margaret Skriesath said that she hoped that the crowd understood the different uses of the building and how it continues to be an important place in Hollidaysburg.

It all started in the fall of 1865 when Rev. David H. Barron of The First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg deliv...


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