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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!

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March 1, 2019

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and...

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April 24, 2019

Research session: Explore your Jewish roots

As a continuation of Ms. Tammy Hepp’s April 17 presentation at the Heritage Discovery Center, please join librarian Joyce Homan at the Cambria County Library computer lab for this hour...

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April 27, 2019

Ultimate Rail Fan Tour

Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of western and central Pennsylvania on our Ultimate Rail Fan Tour, offered in spring for the first time this year! Guests will have an opportunity to...

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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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2019-04-19

1889 flood walking tours to return in May and June

JAHA is delighted to announce a full slate of walking tours exploring the history of the 1889 flood in Johnstown! All tours are conducted by Nick Wukovich, who has studied the disaster extensively through first-person accounts of survivors. He’ll point …

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2019-04-06

Richard Burkert is featured in a brief video about Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race

Recently the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau came to the Heritage Discovery Center to see the current temporary exhibition, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, which is on loan from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum through April 27. They interviewed …

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