Harriett Gaston

Harriett Gaston

Meet Harriett Gaston. This Altoona neighbor collects Black history in Blair County, including the story of an Underground Railroad conductor who was the county’s first civil rights leader.

Learn more about Blair County’s Black history here.

The Blair County African American Heritage Festival will take place at the Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum on July 23 – 24.


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