A Continuing look at the 1980-81 Historic Sites Survey. The surveyors made some interesting choices that could cause you to take a 2nd look at homes that might initially seem unremarkable.
The Matching Houses, Wives, & Lives of Simon & Capt Henry Truby Don’t be surprised if the theme song from the Patty Duke Show gets
If you happened to live in Apollo from 1859 to nearly the turn of the century, a thriving farm was practically a stone’s throw away
I-House and 4-Over-4 As mentioned in my last blog post, the Armstrong County Historic Sites Survey of 1980-81 noted that several of Apollo’s historic homes have
In 1980, Armstrong County PA deployed a fleet of experts in architecture & history to scour the region looking for historic structures. Nearly 30 were in Apollo.
Avoid Mistaken Identities Turns out, Simon Truby was not a unique name in Western Pennsylvania back in the early 1800s. The Simon Truby who built