Historic Cemeteries Spark Community Interest
240 Cemeteries Documented Since Project's Start
September 21, 2023
Since Blair County Genealogical Society President Jim Snyder began documenting the cemeteries of Blair County years ago, he has stirred up much community interest in the many historic burial sites in the area. The project was started by fellow society member Don Feathers in 2007, and the team, which includes several other volunteers, has since documented approximately 240 cemeteries. Snyder says that they are still finding more.
The society's Facebook page receives approximately 18,000 views per month, and services many people with family ties to Blair County during its in-person library h...