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There’s lots to see and do in Johnstown!

The stories of Johnstown, Pennsylvania shaped the history of America as it became a modern industrial nation. The Johnstown Discovery Network brings this rich heritage to life through a linked system of attractions and historic districts. We invite you to come explore!

Coming up at JAHA

May 1, 2018

May special: visit the Johnstown Flood Museum, get into Heritage Discovery Museum free!

The anniversary of the Johnstown Flood is May 31, so throughout May we will provide all individual visitors to the Johnstown Flood Museum with a same-day pass to the Heritage...

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May 24, 2018

1889 Flood Lower Town Walking Tour

Nick Wuckovich has added a Lower Town walking tour, discussing Flood-surviving buildings and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. This tour is from Walnut Street to the Stone Bridge,...

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May 25, 2018

1889 Flood Downtown Walking Tour

Nick Wuckovich will conduct the tours, discussing Flood-surviving building and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. Over the last two years, Nick has taken a deep dive into the...

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...and much more!

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association hosts a broad range of special events throughout the year.

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The Campaign for the Johnstown Flood Museum is going on now! JAHA is raising funds to completely renovate our flagship museum, and bring this amazing story to a new generation.

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  • The luminaria, coming up on May 31 at the Johnstown Flood National Memorisl — one of many flood commemoration events (list available at JAHA.org) Repost @yabbadabaudoux with @get_repost
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Visited the Johnstown Flood National Memorial to commemorate the anniversary of the 1889 flood. Over 2,000 luminarias were placed throughout the park to remember those who perished in the flood. So beautiful and surreal.
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#nationalpark #nationalparkservice #findyourpark #nationalmemorial #johnstownflood #luminaria
  • We are excited to present @thebeautyslap at @peoplesnatgas Park on July 3 with special guest @runthemeat! This free concert is part of the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Concert Series. #Johnstown
  • See @apexdanceco present their new piece on The Flood at @peoplesnatgas Park, Fri, June 1! Free and open to the public, 7pm
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Emilee Carey | The Flood @emcarey2 #dance #moderndance #rehearsal #leap #Johnstown
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Registration closes THIS SATURDAY at 11:59PM for the Path of the Flood Historic Races. Day of registration will be available day of, but ONLY for the 5k. And remember, all youth 17 and under are FREE!!! We hope you can join us! Go to potfraces.org for details and online registration.
  • The Stone Bridge Players will present the classic comedy Harvey at the #Johnstown Flood Museum June 28-30 and July 5-7!  Tickets on @ShowClix and at JAHA.org (click on special events).
  • @peoplesnatgas Park is getting a new catering kitchen, thanks to the generosity and in-kind donations of several organizations! Visit JAHA.org for details.
  • Louisiana blues rocker Tab Benoit will play @peoplesnatgas Park with special guest Black Cat Moan on June 7, in a special event presented by Lucky Dog Productions and JAHA! Tickets avail thru @showclix or at JAHA.org. #Johnstown
  • Just announced: an 1889 Flood commemoration, “Remembering the Flood,” which will be held at Peoples Natural Gas Park on June 1! The Apex Dance Company will present an original piece on the Flood, and actress and Smithsonian scholar Mary Ann Jung will perform as Clara Barton. Free and open to the public! Details on JAHA.org.
  • The new display of photos from the history of the #Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, now on the second floor of the Heritage Discovery Center.
  • A photo if the #Johnstown Symphony Orchestra from 1934. A new temporary exhibit of photography from the orchestra’s long history is going up on the second floor of the Heritage Discovery Center!
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2018-05-18

1889 Flood commemorative activities to include POTF Races, Remembering the Flood, walking tours

JAHA is offering an exciting slate of activities to commemorate the anniversary of the Johnstown Flood of 1889, which is May 31. They include:

Saturday, May 26, Path of the Flood Historic Races: This half-marathon, 12K, and 5K is coming up …

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2018-05-13

Harvey to be presented by the Stone Bridge Players

The Stone Bridge Players, a Johnstown-based theatre company under the direction of Rodney Eatman, will present the classic comedy Harvey at the Johnstown Flood Museum! The show is set for June 28, 29 30, as well as July 5, 6 …

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