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Blair County Historical Society Lecture Series: Remains of a Tragedy, Rebirth of a City: PRR Photographs by William Rau After the Johnstown Flood

July 24, 2019

7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location:

Baker Mansion History Museum
3419 Oak Lane
Altoona, PA  16603

The Blair County Historical Society is pleased to present its annual lecture series at the Baker Mansion History Museum. The talks take place in the lecture room in the basement level of the Mansion. All talks are free and open to the public, although donations are gratefully accepted. 

July 24
Remains of a Tragedy, Rebirth of a City: PRR Photographs by William Rau After the Johnstown Flood
By Julie Rockwell
In commemoration of the 130th anniversary of the Johnstown Flood, historian Julie Rockwell will be sharing stunning photos of the William H. Rau collection from the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. How did the 1889 flood change the landscape and the community? These questions and more will be answered in this engaging visual presentation.

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