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Baker Mansion to re-open for tours on May 28

Mansion Mania Rockfest set June 5

The Baker Mansion History Museum, 3419 Oak Lane, Altoona, will re-open for tours for the 2021 season starting May 28.

Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through December.

Adult admission is $10, $5 for children ages 4 to 12 and free for children 3 and younger.

The Baker Mansion is the No. 2 tourist attraction in Blair County. Come see the beautifully restored home of Iron master Elias Baker, in 2021 celebrate Blair county’s Italian-American heritage at the mansion’s new exhibit and explore the stories of local World War II and Korean War veterans and shop at its unique gift store.

For more information, visit blairhistory.org or email info@blairhistory.org

Mansion Mania Rockfest

Q94 and the Baker Mansion will host a live classic rock concert from 1 to 6 p.m. June 5, featuring Half Tempted and Challenger Deep.

The outdoor concert features live broadcasts by Q94 and two fabulous live bands so take your own chair and enjoy an afternoon of classic rock in the mansion’s backyard at 3419 Oak Lane, Altoona.

Cash beer (21 and older) and food trucks by Schuman Inc. will be available. Enjoy door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and more.

Purchase your $20 advance concert ticket online at the Baker Mansion Facebook page or at www.blairhistory.org. (Note: your confirmation email receipt is your ticket.) Space is limited so get your advance tickets today. CDC COVID-19 guidelines will be in effect. The rain date is June 19.

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