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Trip To Altoona Pennsylvania

Yesterday I made a day trip to another city in Pennsylvania, Altoona.¬†Altoona is most famous as a railroad town. But is also has a connection with Williamsport as being the birthplace of the science fiction writer H. Beam Piper who … Continue reading

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H. Beam Piper

H. Beam Piper was perhaps the most famous writer ever associated with Williamsport but the city has done little to celebrate his work. I’ve just finished reading a biography of H. Beam Piper by John F. Carr. I was curious … Continue reading

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