New Tyrone Amtrak Station

New Tyrone Amtrak Station

Work on the project started in March 2020. This federally funded project was to take two months but due to many “compliance issues” between the contractors, Norfolk Southern, and Amtrak we are now in December 2020 and the station has been opened for use during the...
Tyrone’s Military Connection

Tyrone’s Military Connection

Tyrone has always had a strong connection with its’s military. The exact reason is unknown. Going through our records we had one soldier who fought with Colonel Custer at the battle of the Little Bighorn, over 300 who joined the military during the Civil War, 24 who...
9th Street Bridge Project

9th Street Bridge Project

Thanks to many generous donations, the Tyrone Area Historical Society has donated $14,500.00 towards the 9th Street Brdige Project! Members and community businesses partnered with our historical society in giving financial aide towards the restoration of the 9th...
Tyrone’s Oldest Building

Tyrone’s Oldest Building

During the research that follows, we have found many discrepancies among the “facts” of numerous authors. Most of these discrepancies were in dates. After purchasing the building in 2019 my wife and I went to the Blair County Courthouse and requested copies of all...