Established to secure, preserve and promote the history and heritage of the Altoona area. The Altoona Area Historical Society was organized by a group of dedicated people committed to preserving our local history. Its purpose is to promote history, preserve historic landmarks and sites and display articles of historical value.
On May 5, 2003, the Altoona City Council recognized the Altoona Area Historical Society as the city’s official organization to collect, secure and preserve the artifacts and records of the City of Altoona and surrounding area.
Meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month January – October at the Altoona Area Historical Society building located at 104 2nd Street SE at 7:00pm.
To become a member of the historical society please pick up our brochure at the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce. A member registration form is included on the brochure. Membership dues are as follows: Individual = $10.00; Family=$25.00; Business=$30.00.
For more information please contact Tim and Diane Burget at 515.967.4815.