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There’s lots to see and do in Johnstown!

The stories of Johnstown 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

January 3, 2018

January Special: 20% off gift shop merchandise

JAHA's monthly special is 20% off gift shop merchandise! Stop into the Heritage Discovery Center for Johnstown T-shirts and memorabilia, books, and other items.

January 24, 2018

Trees for Johnstown

The Heritage Discovery Center's education room is the site for this Vision 2025 public event! Come and talk with the Western PA Conservancy Foresters, learn about our Trees for Johnstown...

February 3, 2018

Princesses and Superheroes Costume Party

JAHA and the Johnstown Tomahawks are partnering on a special two-part promotion! On Saturday, Jan. 13, it’s Princess and Super Hero Night at the Johnstown Tomahawks game at the Cambria...


...and much more!

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

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Support the Flood Museum

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.


Become a JAHA Member

JAHA members get free museum admission anytime you’d like to come, as well as discounts on many of our ticketed events. Become a member to support our work and take advantage of these great benefits.


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  • A stunning #Johnstown image of the Wilson family from the early 20th century.
  • It’s JAHA Princess and Superhero Night at the @johnstowntomahawks! Thanks for having us!
  • The #Johnstown Stone Bridge in winter cool colors.
  • Coming up 1/26 - Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club featuring Justin Giuffre & the Pilgrimage! No cover. Details at — click on the events tab.
  • One of the most popular images of the #Johnstown Flood. The people are likely sightseers come to view the aftermath of the destruction.  Repost @monovisions (@get_repost)
MonoVisions Vintage - The Johnstown Flood – Great Flood of 1889

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  • Jack Frost has made some beautiful patterns on our windows, but it’s nice and warm inside! The #Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Flood Museum are open regular hours today. Welcome!
  • Our awesome guest bartenders Jaye and Greg Gagnon at Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club! #Johnstown
  • Lorain Steel Company Christmas party, 1930. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! #Johnstown
  • The Christmas bridge lights in the snow - this shot taken a week or so ago! See the green “trees” with a colored light garland above? Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating! #Johnstown
  • The #Christmas Stone Bridge. #Johnstown
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The Johnstown Film Festival is back — and announcing a call for entries!

The Johnstown Film Festival is back after a two-year hiatus! Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) are collaborating on the revamped event, which is set for September 8, and the call for …

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Johnstown’s Blacksmith Shop to reopen as school

The Blacksmith Shop, which was built ca. 1862, is the most important historical structure that survives in the Cambria Iron & Steel National Historic Landmark. The shop made tools and equipment used in other sections of the Cambria/Bethlehem steelworks. When …

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