Pennsylvania Hotel

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The Masonic Building and the Pennsylvania Hotel were located at 11th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Tyrone, Pennsylvania.


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The building was destroyed by fire on January 16, 1972.


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The site is now occupied by the Pennsylvania House apartment building.

Photo credit: Bradley Maule

Ward House

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The Ward House, pictured here on July 4, 1911, was located near the railroad station at 900 Pennsylvania Avenue. It was built in 1862 by Mrs. Mary Ward as a frame house with three stories and a basement, with two wings. The brick portion was added in the 1890s. J. A. Gardner opened his first candy store in this building, and Cosmo Mannino operated a wholesale banana business in the back of the adjoining building.


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The Ward House, 2002. Mrs. Ward's original fram house, on right, was demolished in 2004.


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The Ward House, 2011.

Photo credits: historic photos, TAHS archives; 2011 photo by Bradley Maule.

Logan Hotel

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The Arlington House had been renamed the Logan Hotel by the 1950s. It stood at the corner of Logan Avenue and W. 10th Street in downtown Tyrone, Pennsylvania.

Photo credit: TAHS archives


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In January, 1969, the hotel was demolished.

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Photo credit (demolition): Tyrone-Snyder Public Library

Arlington House

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The Arlington House, Tyrone, Pennsylvania, (ca. 1906) was located at the corner of W 10th St. and Logan Avenue. Note wagon for shuttling customers between the railroad station and the hotel.


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Arlington House, ca. 1920s. By this time, the horse-drawn shuttle had been replaced by a horseless model (see below).

Photo credit: TAHS archives


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By the 1930s, the hotel had almost doubled its size.


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A postcard view of the hotel after the expansion.

Photo credit: Virginia Dollar



The Arlington was later renamed the Logan Hotel.

Wilson Theatre

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The Wilson Theatre was located on Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Tyrone, Pennsylvania.

Photo credit: TAHS archives