Historical Attractions

Allegheny Portage Railroad

Visitor Center, Exhibits, Film, Historic Railroad Remains, Lemon House and Staple Bend Tunnel. Administered By The National Park Service.

110 Federal Park Rd. Gallitzin, PA  16641
(814)   886-6150
(814) 886-6120

Allegheny Ridge Heritage Area

Providing A Better Opportunity To Develop, Interpret and Restore The Region’s Historic and Cultural Legacies Through Interpretive Community Development Projects That Emphasize Revitalization Through Conservation.

Allegheny Ridge Corporation
Altoona Heritage Discovery Center
1421-27 12th Ave., PO Box 348
Altoona, PA  16603
(814) 940-1922
(814)   940-1423

Canal Basin Park/Reiser House Visitor Center

Interactive Historic Center Spotlighting The Canal Era. Canal Boat Play Park, Performance Pavilion and Walking/Bicycle Trails.

101 Canal St.
Hollidaysburg, PA  16648
(814) 696-0544

Flight 93 Memorial Chapel

100 Year Old, Former Church Restored and Refurbished.   As The First National Memorial To The Heroes Of Flight 93, By Rev. Alphonse T. Mascherino, Roman Catholic Priest. Mar – Dec:  Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10-3.

P.O. Box 142
Boulevard of Heroes
Shanksville, PA 15560

Fort Roberdeau

Reconstructed 1778 Fort In 230-Acre Blair County Park. Tours, Exhibits, Picnic Area, Nature Trails, Museum Shop and Innovative Educational Programs.

RR 3, Box 391 Altoona, PA  16601
(814) 946-0048
(814) 943-5074

Hollidaysburg Historic District

This property, on the National Register of Historic Places, encompasses architecturally significant structures dating from the mid 19th century and contains a variety of homes, government buildings,  churches, and commercial structures that exhibit styles ranging from Gothic Revival to Italianate to Romanesque to late Victorian.

Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark

Train Watching, Displays & Exhibits.   Detail This Engineering Marvel Opened By The PRR in 1854.

Kittanning Point   Rd.
Altoona, PA 16601
(814) 946-0834
(814) 946-9457

Old Bedford Village

Cross The Covered Bridge Into Picture Postcard Old Bedford Village Where History Comes Alive. Reenactments, Festivals, Murder Mystery Evenings.

220 Sawblade Rd.
Bedford, PA 15522
(814) 623-1156
(814) 623-1158

Prince Gallitzin Chapel House

Residence Of Father Demetrius Gallitzin, A Russian Prince and the First Priest Fully Trained In America. Erected In 1799, The Chapel Was Added In 1832.

357 St. Mary’s St.
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-5441
(814) 472-5446