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Victorian Christmas homes tour '08


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Annual tour of homes during Victorian Christmas

5 files, last one added on Nov 02, 2008
Album viewed 2564 times

Garden Tours


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Photos of some of the homes on the Garden Club's 2006 tour of homes.

9 files, last one added on Dec 18, 2006
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Victorian Christmas Homes Tour '05


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11 files, last one added on Dec 18, 2006
Album viewed 4942 times

Main Street


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Pictorial record of the people and activities of the Alliance for Bellefonte Economic Development, the Bellefonte Chamber of Commerce, and the Bellefonte Main Street Manager program.

3 files, last one added on Dec 18, 2006
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History
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Homes


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The homes of Bellefonte. Have a picture of one of our mansions, or of a special example of Victorian architecture? You can post it here. This is a good place for photographers, both amateur and professional, to show off a little.

17 files, last one added on Nov 13, 2007
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PostcardsPostcards were once very popular, and showed familiar Bellefonte scenes as they were. These were sent to friends and family as a turn-of-the-century "wish you were here" greeting
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Postcards


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7 files, last one added on Dec 11, 2004
Album viewed 575 times

Bellefonte History


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5 files, last one added on Dec 11, 2004
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Historical Markers
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Historic Markers



Bellefonte has a long and rich history, well-documented by the many state Historical markers all over town. Take the tour online, but also find the time to come and visit in person. There's so much more here than you can see in small pictures.

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Buildings
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Victorian Architecture


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This album is open to submissions by visitors. Photos should have a strong Bellefonte theme, and be of high quality.

16 files, last one added on Feb 01, 2005
Album viewed 906 times

General Bellefonte


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This album is open for submissions by visitors. The photos should be of Bellefonte locations or themes, and should be of high quality.

42 files, last one added on Apr 28, 2008
Album viewed 8902 times

Valentine Mansion Fire


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Fire claims the 1870 Robert Valentine Mansion, corner of Allegheny and Curtin streets in historic Bellefonte. Volunteer fire crews battled the blaze for several hours, from after midnight until after dawn in an attempt to save as much of the structure as possible. These photos are by Bellefonte's own Mark Houser.

7 files, last one added on Sep 21, 2008
Album viewed 244 times

Bush House Fire


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49 files, last one added on Feb 12, 2006
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Project DaffodilPhotos documenting Bellefonte in Bloom: Project Daffodil
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Project Daffodil


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The first blooms of the first year of the first community wide daffodil project

101 files, last one added on Apr 28, 2008
Album viewed 3630 times

2005-April Show


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The earlier photos, far left, were from the beginnings of the bloom. In this album, you can see how things changed a week or two later.

20 files, last one added on Apr 23, 2005
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2006- Bloom


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Bellefonte in Bloom pictures from 2006

6 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2006
Album viewed 91 times

2007-Bloom


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24 files, last one added on Apr 23, 2007
Album viewed 205 times

Visitor Submissions


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Photos of the daffodil blooms by Bellefonte residents and visitors

7 files, last one added on Apr 26, 2005
Album viewed 8671 times

SlideShow


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20 files, last one added on Apr 28, 2008
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360 files in 19 albums and 6 categories with 2 comments viewed 229,995 times

2004 Flood


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Photos of Spring Creek and Talleyrand Park on the Saturday morning following Hurricane Ivan's visit in September of 2004. If you have pictures of the flood that you'd like to add, you may upload them to this Album.

11 files, last one added on Apr 26, 2005
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Old High School970 viewsBuilt in the early 1900s, this stood at the corner of N. Allegheny and Linn Streets until it burned in the 1940s. The site, with a rebuilt structure, now houses one of Bellefonte's elementary schools.
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Local law office334 viewsThis law office, on Bishop Street in one of the area's most historic structures, was one of the first local businesses to support Project Daffodil by planting nearly 500 bulbs around the property in the fall of 2004
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Welcome461 viewsWelcome to Bellefonte. This means you! Project Daffodil is for everyone who lives here and suffers through those lovely Pennsyvlania winters. We have earned a little extra 'lift' in the spring, and that's what these blooms do. Everyone who planted them lives here, and this is one thing we've done for ourselves. But there's another reason for doing this. We know how great Bellefonte is, but sometimes you have to put on a little extra decoration to get some attention. Now that we've planted 101,000 bulbs (and counting), and now that everyone is starting to take it on themselves to plant 20, 50, 100, or 1,000 bulbs on their own, we think lots of other people will want to come to lift their own spirits. We hope that eventually, Bellefonte and Centre County will become the Daffodil Capitol of Pennsylvania. Hey, we can dream, can't we?
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Big Spring, a duck and daffodils365 viewsA scene along the Big Spring flow.
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Renae Purnell claims winning basket872 viewsRenae Purnell of Bellefonte is shown with the basket of items donated by downtown Bellefonte merchants during Victorian Christmas, 2006. Visitors to the YMCA lobby had the chance to win either the basket for filling out a survey about the downtown. Winner of the tote bag was Polly Brian Mensch, not pictured.
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Train Station175 views
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Barnard House444 views
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Monsel Home435 views
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Centre County Library, Bellefonte branch76 viewsHoward Street side of the library building
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Cecil and Sally Houser home, 716 North Allegheny Street962 viewsChristmas is in the air as Nativity sets fill the family room, Old World Santas, the living-room and sitting room. Snowmen occupy the first floor bedroom and Nutcrackers the kitchen of Cecil and Sally’s beautiful, meticulously kept house. Evidence of Cecil’s labors on behalf of the American Bald Eagle as a volunteer monitor for the North Central Region is on view. When Christmas is not the season, miniature lighthouses are displayed on the shelves of the family-room addition built by Robert and Delores Nellis when they lived in the house.

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Dr. Kevin and Carol Burke home, 299 West Linn Street 1176 viewsA perennial favorite is the impressive red brick Burnside/McCoy house built for Judge Thomas Burnside in 1869. A small summer house and servant’s quarters built behind the main house share the enormous landscaped lot that fills the entire block between West Linn and West Curtin Streets and is actually more easily approached from West Curtin Street. Nov 02, 2008
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Molly Fisher home, 177 East Linn Street1013 viewsThe five-bay Georgian-style house was built by one of the Criders—one of whom built the 1889 Crider Exchange building on North Allegheny Street. Perhaps Fountain William commissioned the house since, certainly, one of his children Burns Crider lived there for a time in the mid-nineteenth Century. Molly and Jay Fisher restored the house in the 1990s...Nov 02, 2008
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Cecil and Sally Houser home, 716 North Allegheny Street962 viewsChristmas is in the air as Nativity sets fill the family room, Old World Santas, the living-room and sitting room. Snowmen occupy the first floor bedroom and Nutcrackers the kitchen of Cecil and Sally’s beautiful, meticulously kept house. Evidence of Cecil’s labors on behalf of the American Bald Eagle as a volunteer monitor for the North Central Region is on view. When Christmas is not the season, miniature lighthouses are displayed on the shelves of the family-room addition built by Robert and Delores Nellis when they lived in the house. Nov 02, 2008
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Reynold’s Mansion (Joseph and Charlotte Heidt’s home), 101 West Linn Street1160 viewsThe thirty-room mansion was built in 1884-85 for Major William F. Reynolds in Queen Anne-style with dashes of High Victorian Gothic, Italianate and Second Empire Baroque added by the unknown architect. Its construction of red sandstone required twenty Italian stone-masons and an army of other artisans to construct the stained-glass windows, paint the exquisite ceilings and install the hardwood floors. Nov 02, 2008
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Bob and Tammi Schuster’s “Our Fair Lady” Bed-and-Breakfast, 313 East Linn Street1158 viewsIn 1883, John Ardell, a Bellefonte lumberman constructed the magnificent house (the style dubbed “painted lady” by Victorians) of the finest local hardwoods, including chestnut clapboards, black walnut front door and banister-railing, poplar pocket doors with original hand-stippling and red and white oak floors.Nov 02, 2008
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