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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

February 1, 2018

I Love JAHA Feb. Special: $5 daily admission

Next up in our monthly calendar of specials -- as part of our I Love JAHA promotion, we're offering $5 daily admission all month long at both the Johnstown Flood...

March 10, 2018

Ice FunFest

The Tribune-Democrat will present the third annual edition of this ice festival at Peoples Natural Gas Park! The family-friendly event is free this year, and will feature ice sculptures, ice...

March 11, 2018

Armchair Tour of the 1936 Flood District

Explore never-before-exhibited photographs of the March 17, 1936 flood with JAHA Curator Kaytlin Sumner. Commercial photographers such as Russell H. Heffley, L. D. McCready, Hornick & Langer, and Rock Photo...


...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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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.


The Latest on Instagram

  • Can’t wait to see this place spring back to life in the capable hands of @handforgedinvt! #Johnstown
  • A stunning shot of the Ariana Lem Joy Trio at last year’s #Johnstown Slavic Festival, taken by @photobalko! This year’s fest is set for 9/22.
  • Will you be our valentine? All month long we are running an I Love JAHA promotion where admission is just $5 at all our museums! Plus, when you share the love and make a donation to JAHA securely online, your donation will be doubled thanks to a generous benefactor! ❤️❤️❤️
  • A screenshot of the live bridgecam, showing the  #Johnstown Stone Bridge lighted for #mardigras last night! We’ll see this look again tonight.
  • Because we are now at that point in winter when warm outside activities seem impossibly out of reach - here’s a wonderful shot of Slavic Fest in September, Harmonia onstage. Photo by @photobalko
  • #Repost @handforgedinvt with @get_repost
Workshops are open for enrollment at Come take a workshop at our exciting new location in Johnstown PA at the historic Cambria Iron Company’s pattern shop. There are spots open in all classes from beginner through advanced topics including tool making, joinery, and bladesmithing.  Feel free to contact me with any questions.  #blacksmith #workshop #johnstownpa #cambriaironcompany #joinery #toolmaking #forge #anvil
  • Another awesome photo from Roxbury! This is Don Budge, one of the greatest tennis players in American history, playing an exhibition match at Luna Park, early 1940s. #Johnstown
  • A marvelous image of #Johnstown teenagers taken on Franklin Street in Roxbury, ca 1940. It was shared with us by Don Luke (second from left) and his family recently.
  • #TGIF, everybody! This painting is from JAHA’s collections and is an ad for a #Johnstown liquor store, Fisher’s. It’s done on metal and hangs in our Ethnic Social Club.
  • We are excited about welcoming @handforgedinvt to #Johnstown’s historic blacksmith shop — they are on the move with their tools!
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I Love JAHA promotion kicks off!

Will you be our Valentine? Show us your love during “I LOVE JAHA” month with an online gift! Your donation will be doubled thanks to an anonymous benefactor — up to $ 4,000 will be matched if you donate to …

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Momentum builds for JAHA’s Annual Fund

JAHA gratefully reports that our Annual Fund is now at $75,000, thanks to YOUR generosity! We’re well on our way to our goal of $125,000 — if you haven’t yet contributed and would like to, please visit our Support page …

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