1832-1900No man has contributed more to the preservation of Huntingdon County history than J. Simpson Africa, who resided here while compiling his monumental History of Huntingdon & Blair Counties in 1888. Lot#16, on which this building stands, was owned by the Africa family from 1796 to 1918. J.S.A. was born and died here. It was always his principal residence, no matter where the obligations of later life took him.
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|Placed By||Huntingdon County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 2:47pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||31N E 166021 N 0|
|Decimal Degrees||40.48416667, -78.01004707|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 29.05', W 78° 0.6028242'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 29' 3" N, 78° 0' 36.169452" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-318 PA-26, Huntingdon PA 16652, US|
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