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Altoona (Pennsylvania)

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Altoona is a city in central Pennsylvania. Altoona was founded as a railroad town by the Pennsylvania Railroad as the site of their Altoona Works shops, and its history as a railroad town still shows in the town today despite the decline of the railroad and its eventual absorption into Penn Central, Conrail, and now Norfolk Southern.

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  • Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 13th Avenue at 13th Street. A Roman Catholic cathedral
  • Horseshoe Curve. a famous railroad landmark just west of Altoona.
  • Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum. in downtown Altoona is a museum showing Altoona's history as a railroad town.

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  • Lakemont Park & The Island WaterPark, 700 Park Avenue, Altoona, PA, 1-800-434-8006, [1]. Family Fun Park


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  • Boyer Candies outlet store. The manufacturer of Mallo Cup and Smoothies peanut butter cups is located in Altoona and has an outlet store on site at their factory.


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