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May 30-June 1, 2014 - 125th Commemoration of the Johnstown Flood
AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival - August 1-3, 2014
September 6, 2014 - Johnstown Film Festival
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Welcome to the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA)! We are a non-profit organization that exists to preserve and present this region's nationally significant stories through museums, special events, cultural & educational programming, and historical collections. Choose from the navigation bar to the left to learn more about what we do.

Coming up at JAHA!
Visit our News & Special Events page for details on upcoming activities.

  • Thursday, October 23, 6:30-8:30 - The Savvy Researcher Archival Workshop (Johnstown Flood Museum, 3rd floor) Join us for a presentation by JAHA curator Kaytlin Sumner on how to research your family history, local history, and what resources JAHA has that can help. Cost is $12 for members, $14 for non-members. Get your tickets online here.

    Saturday, October 25, 1:30-4:00 pm --- Halloween at the Johnstown Children's Museum (Heritage Discovery Center) Join us for safe trick-or-treating at the museum! Kids are encouraged to come in costume, and we will have costumed, kid-friendly characters that will interact with them as well. Officer Killinger and Pax the dog of the Johnstown Police Department will give a presentation in the courtyard at 3:00 pm.

    Kids' Yoga with Kristen Panek -- New! Join us for children's yoga, beginning on Friday, October 10! We'll offer yoga each Friday from 3:30-4:15pm; cost for kids over 1 year of age is $4 for JAHA members, $6 for non-members; adults and babies under 1 are free with a paying child (does not include museum admission). Dates are October 10,17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21 December 5, 12; January 9, 16, 23, 2015.

    We're counting on you to support JAHA's Annual Appeal! Click here for a downloadable form.