Some try to preserve Claysburg's vani...

Some try to preserve Claysburg's vanishing black history

There are 1 comment on the Altoona Mirror story from Jan 19, 2014, titled Some try to preserve Claysburg's vanishing black history. In it, Altoona Mirror reports that:

Walking through Claysburg today, it's difficult to imagine the town as it once was: a busy center of central Pennsylvania's black community, rows of wooden houses surrounding churches and shops in neighborhoods with names like "Little Africa."

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gismo

Richmond, TX

#1 Jan 23, 2014
Many of my relatives moved to Claysburg from the south. My grandpa had a store there. It began a lot like Mount union, very close knit. People begin to branch out and move to other states and cities. Claysburg was a big migration from the south. They were very special people

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