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Contact Information:

Portage Area Historical Society
Mail:
P.O. Box 45
Portage, PA 15946

Telephone: 
814-736-9223

Email President

Physical Location:
400 Lee Street
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Hours: 
Wednesday to Saturday, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Map of Portage, PA and Surrounding Area:
PORTAGE:
Portage, Pennsylvania is located on Route 164 which runs as Main Street through town.  Portage grew up around Plane #2 of the Old Allegheny-Portage Railroad. Its industrial heritage included the railroad, coal mining, lumber mills, and steel manufacturing.  Portage sits on the edge of the Appalachia Plateau.  It is an area of many ridges and valleys.
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