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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

"E'bensburg, a post-borough, capital of Cambria co., Pa., is on an eminence about 15 miles (direct) W. of Al toona. By railroad it is 112 miles E. of Pittsburg, and 26 miles from Altoona. The Ebensburg Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, 11 miles long, extends from this place to Cresson, and there connects with the main line. It has a court-house, a bank, a stone jail, an academy, 6 churches, 3 newspaper offices, a woollen-factory, 2 tanneries, and an extensive trade in lumber. Pop. in 1890, 1202."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott



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  • 1854 - Ebensburg
    Ebensburg, a post-borough, capital of Cambria county, Pennsylvania, is situated on an eminence a few miles W. from the main Alleghany chain, 74 miles ...Read MORE...


  • News 1895 - Blizzard - THE STORM STILL HOVERS OVER THE UNITED STATES. IT IS SEVEREST IN THE EAST. TRAFFIC ALMOST ENTIRELY AT A STANDSTILL -- RAILROAD TRAINS BLOCKADED -- BUSINESS PARALYZED -- PEOPLE FROZEN TO DEATH AT SEVERAL PLACES...
    ...All Traffic Stopped.
    Ebensburg, Pa., Feb. 9. - The Ebensburg branch of the Pennsylvania railroad is closed up for the first time in several...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Ebensburg
    E'bensburg, a post-borough, capital of Cambria co., Pa., is on an eminence about 15 miles (direct) W. of Altoona. By railroad it is 112 miles E. of...Read MORE...


  • News 1910 - FIRE THREATENS A TOWN - Powder Explodes In Conflagration At Ebensburg, Pa.
    Ebensburg, Pa., April 13. — A conflagration, which lighted the heavens for miles around, and threatened for a time to wipe out this place was checked ...Read MORE...


  • Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ebensburg Inn
  • 1916
    Ebensburg, a banking post-borough, summer-resort, and capital of Cambria co., Pa., is on on eminence 23 miles W. of Altoona, on the Pennsylvania R....Read MORE...


  • Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    High School
  • Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    The Penn-Eben Hotel


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  • 1854 - Ebensburg
    Ebensburg, a post-borough, capital of Cambria county, Pennsylvania, is situated on an eminence a few miles W. from the main Alleghany chain, 74 miles ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Ebensburg
    E'bensburg, a post-borough, capital of Cambria co., Pa., is on an eminence about 15 miles (direct) W. of Altoona. By railroad it is 112 miles E. of... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - Blizzard - THE STORM STILL HOVERS OVER THE UNITED STATES. IT IS SEVEREST IN THE EAST. TRAFFIC ALMOST ENTIRELY AT A STANDSTILL -- RAILROAD TRAINS BLOCKADED -- BUSINESS PARALYZED -- PEOPLE FROZEN TO DEATH AT SEVERAL PLACES...
    ...All Traffic Stopped.
    Ebensburg, Pa., Feb. 9. - The Ebensburg branch of the Pennsylvania railroad is closed up for the first time in several... Read MORE...

  • News  1910 - FIRE THREATENS A TOWN - Powder Explodes In Conflagration At Ebensburg, Pa.
    Ebensburg, Pa., April 13. — A conflagration, which lighted the heavens for miles around, and threatened for a time to wipe out this place was checked ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Ebensburg, a banking post-borough, summer-resort, and capital of Cambria co., Pa., is on on eminence 23 miles W. of Altoona, on the Pennsylvania R.... Read MORE...

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