Blair County Civil War is a coalition of historical societies and community organizations dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and promoting the Civil War History of the area. The 150th anniversary of this pivotal event offers new educational and community enhancing opportunities. We will share the equally important sacrifices of soldiers, civilians, and politicians to make clear that the past is a blueprint for the future. Join us and help make history!
Welcome to the official blog of Blair County Civil War, a website utilized by a number of historical groups and civic organizations to prepare for the upcoming Civil War Sesquicentennial in our area. We will be operating numerous educational events from 2010 through 2015 that will focus on the collective efforts of soldiers, civilians, and political leaders who made history in Blair County 150 years ago. More information on events and local history in addition to articles and photos will be updated in the near future and continue throughout the anniversary. Contact us to learn more or become involved. Let us work together to make this a productive and memorable commemoration for our community!
Watch this video to learn more about the PA Civil War 150 campaign.