Blair County Genealogical Society - 4th Annual Genealogy Expo - Saturday April 28th, 10 AM until 2 PM

Apr 26, 2012


The Blair County Genealogical Society


4th Annual Genealogy Expo


Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Roller-Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, PA. There is no charge and the public is encouraged to attend.


Contact the Blair County Genealogical Society for more information through their website or phone 814-696-3492.


The attending vendors who will share information to help researchers will include:


Genealogy -

Adam Holliday Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Blair County Genealogical Society First Families
Blair County Courthouse (who will be bringing divorce records)
Church of the Latter Day Saints (Mormons) Genealogy Library in Hollidaysburg
Samples of the 1940 Census and other information
Johnstown Area Genealogical Society
Michael Hengst on the Pa. Archives Vital Records (Discussing the use of the
recent released Birth and Death Indexes and how to obtain these records)


History -

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Park (Canal and Portage Railroad records)
Altoona Railroads Memorial Museum (Railroad Pension Records: how to obtain these pension records and other information)
Blair County Historical Society
Tyrone Historical Society (Tyrone History)


Cemetery -

Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Cemetery
Zion Lutheran Cemetery (Hollidaysburg)


Bookstore -

The bookstore will be open so you can purchase some of the latest titles, including The Altoona Scrapbook of Musical Memories (Herman Nagle and Jim Daski’s compendium on local dance bands), Altoona’s Storied Street by Joe Conlon, The Altoona Scrapbook of Bowling Memories (c1930 to 1978) and The Altoona Scrapbook of Baseball Memories by Herman R. Nagle.


Bring a friend and join us for the day!

There will be something for everyone.