The Growing Family of Simon Truby Technically speaking, Simon Truby was Apollo’s real-life farmer in the dell—especially when he stood on his property along today’s
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.
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