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Around Cresson and the Alleghenies

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Published by Arcadia in Dover, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cresson Region (Pa.),
  • Allegheny Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Cresson Region (Pa.) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Allegheny Mountains -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnne Frances Pulling.
      SeriesImages of America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.C7 P85 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL771289M
      ISBN 100752405055
      LC Control Number97170813
      OCLC/WorldCa37680892

        Allegheny Portage Railroad: Hollidaysburg to Johnstown In the age of the infancy of Pennsylvania's canal and rail era, traversing the state was a huge challenge. The nation's iron, steel making, and coal industries were centered around western Pennsylvania, thanks to the region's then plentiful resources and easy access to rivers for shipping. The Cresson House Park Ave Cresson PA 6 Reviews () Website. Menu & Reservations Make Reservations. Spotlessly clean. I sat around the living room and read the news paper and felt right at home. Read more. 07/06/ Donna L. Donna L. The Cresson House Bed & Breakfast was such a great find! We were visiting the 5/5(6). Sr Anne Frances Pulling. Local historian Sr. Anne Frances Pulling is the author of Around Central Islip and Around Cresson and the Alleghenies in the Images of America series. Babylon by the Sea is an endearing tribute to the people and places of Babylon that will be treasured by readers of all ages for generations to come.


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With Around Cresson and the Alleghenies, Sr. Anne Frances Pulling has created an intimate look at this magnificent and historic mountain region of Pennsylvania. She has gathered images from numerous private collections and from the archives of the Cresson Historical Association, St.

Francis College, Mount Aloysius College, the Sisters of Mercy 5/5(3). With Around Cresson and the Alleghenies, Sr. Anne Frances Pulling has created an intimate look at this magnificent and historic mountain region of Pennsylvania. She has gathered images from numerous private collections and from the archives of the Cresson Historical Association, St.

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Many people came to Cresson to enjoy the health and recreational benefits of its natural springs, and the area s pike afforded the first stage link between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. When the Pennsylvania Railroad established headquarters here, with a roundhouse, machine shops, and branch lines, the area entered an era of industrial : Sr Anne Frances Pulling.

The Paperback of the Around Cresson and the Alleghenies, Pennsylvania (Images of America Series) by Anne Frances Pulling at Barnes & Noble. FREE Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. The Allegheny Mountain Range / æ l ɪ ˈ ɡ eɪ n i /, informally the Alleghenies and also spelled Alleghany and Allegany, is part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range of the Eastern United States and Canada and posed a significant barrier to land travel in less technologically advanced eras.

The barrier range has a northeast–southwest orientation and runs for about miles ( km Parent range: Ridge-and-valley Appalachians. Over the Alleghenies: Early Canals and Railroads of Pennsylvania is the definitive history of the state of Pennsylvania's incredible canal and railroad system.

Although often condemned as a colossal failure, this construction effort remains an innovative, magnificent feat that ushered in modern transportation to Pennsylvania and the entire country. Cresson is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United n is 80 miles ( km) east of is above 2, feet ( m) in elevation.

Lumber, coal, and coke yards were industries that had supported the population which numbered 1, in The borough is part of the Johnstown Metropolitan Statistical Area, although state and local sources list it as part of the County: Cambria.

Today the National Park Service offers a variety of interesting exhibits to see at the Allegheny Portage Railroad Museum in Cresson, Cambria County.

Visitors can tour the nearby Lemon House, which was a historic tavern built by Samuel and Jean Lemon in to accommodate travelers and workers with food, drink, and lodging. Cresson workers helped to fuel the Industrial Revolution. According to Sr. Anne Frances Pulling in her book “Around Cresson and the Alleghenies”, the town of Cresson was a “hub of commerce when the Pennsylvania Railroad established headquarters here with a.

1 According to Sr. Anne Frances Pulling’s book, Around Cresson and the Alleghenies (Arcadia Publishing, ), p. 35, in the first Mountain House hotel was dismantled from its original site in Duncansville (near Hollidaysburg, just south of Altoona) and brought to Cresson on rail cars.

2 Plan: Cambria County Deed Book, Vol pp. 36 Author: Lu Donnelly. Educator and historian Sr. Anne Frances Pulling has written seven other histories published by Arcadia, among them Around Cresson and the Alleghenies, Northern Cambria, Punxsutawney, and Altoona.

For Around Blair County, she conducted interviews with townspeople, researched local documents and publications, and assembled a striking collection /5(2). Buy Around Cresson & the Alleghenies (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) by Pulling, Sr.

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Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. From the book Images of America Around Cresson & the Alleghenies. 18 photos. Febru 14 photos. The Allegheny Portage Railroad had connected the Eastern and Western part of the state for twenty years and had allowed for trade that led to great economic development in Pennsylvania.

The Allegheny Portage Railroad was an incredible achievement in early travel, and even boasted of carrying the likes of several famous individuals.

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GWRRA PA District Rally. 05/14/20 - 05/16/ Title Cresson, a summer resort on the P.R.R. among the wilds of the Alleghenies Summary Stereograph showing view from lawn of the hotel and resort buildings at Cresson Springs Resort.

Sr. Anne Frances Pulling has written four other Arcadia books: Around Cresson and the Alleghenies, Around Central Islip, Babylon by the Sea, and Windmills and Water Mills of Long Island. For Northern Cambria, she has gathered a stirring collection of images and has woven them together with wonderful details and stories that go deep into this Brand: ArcadiaPublishing.

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Blair County Genealogical Society has published over books which are available for sale. These publications contain various vital records. The Society is continuously preparing new titles and welcomes the opportunity to print private works if they pertain to the area.

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