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Huntingdon Old Home Week
September 5-11, 1909
Being a brief account of the history of Huntingdon from its earliest settlements to the present day,
comprising many historical facts, now published for the first time, regarding its formation,
divisions and government, together with its military, educational and industrial progress.
The Historical Committee
Old Home Week Association
James H. Nale, Chairman
Dr. M. C. Brumbaugh
Cap. John Brewster
Murray Africa, C.E.
Robert A. Orbison, Esq.
Prof. J. H. Brumbaugh
William H. Trude, Esq.
W. A. Maguire
George W. Garrettson
|The Historical Committee desires to express its thanks to
J. Murray Africa
and R. A. Orbison who have contributed to the subject matter of this booklet,
and to the J. C. Blair Company and E. E. C. Gibbs for illustrations furnished.
|3||Forts||14||French & Indian War|
|4||Indian Trails||15||American Revolution|
|5||Public Roads||16||War of 1812|
|7||Settlements & Pioneers||18||Civil War|
|8||Rev. Fithian's Diary||19||Spanish-American War|
|9||Turnpikes & Railroads||20||Military Encampments|
|10||County Formation||21||Battle of North Mountain|
|11||Townships||22||Early History, Present Condition|
Portraits & Illustrations
Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon.
Married June 3rd, 1728
Died June 17th, 1791.
Onojutta - Juniata - Achsinnic
as a Memorial to the
Looking East From Foot of Third Street,
Looking East From Blair Factory,
Rev. William Smith, D.D.
First Provost of the University of Pennsylvania
Born Sept. 7, 1727; Died May 14, 1803
Founder of the Town of Huntingdon, Penn'a.
Fac-simile Map of Warrant to
Dated Dec. 10, 1764, for
Land on Which the
Borough of Huntingdon is
Map of Huntingdon County, Pa.,
as Laid Out by William Smith, D.D.
From the Original in
J. Murray Africa, C.E.
Entrance to Blair Park
The Gift of J. C. Blair to
The Hub of the Juniata Valley
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