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By popular demand! Our Oct. 19 tour is sold out, so we’ve scheduled one more evening tour.

Learn about the Wagner-Ritter House and the lives of the family who lived there for 126 years. View never-before displayed artifacts from the house, …

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October 4, 2017 10:27 am

New Ride the Rails Tour added, 10/28!

Due to overwhelming demand, an extra Ride the Rails tour to Altoona has been added to our busy October schedule! The additional tour is set for Saturday, October 28, and just seven seats remain after we contacted …

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The Johnstown Slavic Festival was a fantastic time this year! We had a wonderful day of programming and were blessed with great weather, too. This quote, from The Tribune-Democrat’s wrap-up story on the event, sums it up: “Right …

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JAHA is delighted to welcome Deb Winterscheidt as director of development and member services! In her new position, Deb will work closely with JAHA’s board and president to raise funds for the organization, and grow and maintain JAHA’s membership. She’ll …

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The 3rd Annual Johnstown Slavic Festival is almost here! The one-day, free festival will feature an action-packed program of traditional Slavic music and dance, including tamburitzan dance, Balkan brass music, Eastern European roots music played on traditional instruments, an accordion virtuoso, …

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Our popular rail tours to Altoona are back, coming Oct. 7, 14 & 21! We’ll take the train to Altoona and enjoy the fall foliage, and visit some of Altoona’s most important rail history sites. For details on the tours …

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Johnstown’s popular beer tasting festival is back on September 30! Tickets for the festival are available online now, or in person at the Heritage Discovery Center — no tickets will be sold at the gate, so get …

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The Johnstown Slavic Festival is coming up on September 23, and as part of that event we’re excited to announce the Baba’s Famous Nutroll contest! If you think you or your organization have a nutroll recipe that is the most scrumptious, …

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Don’t miss our signature event, coming August 4-5 at Peoples Natural Gas Park! Complete information at www.floodcitymusic.com, or get your tickets online now!

Volunteers get free admission the day they work and a T-shirt! Contact (814) 539-1889 and …

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For 17 years, Gwen Harnett has been the center of all things JAHA — in no small part due to her grace, patience and finely-tuned sense of humor. Her last day at JAHA is today — June 16, 2017. All …

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