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The 1977 Johnstown flood was a landmark event in our city’s history. A line of severe thunderstorms stalled over Johnstown on July 20, 1977, dropping as much as a foot of rain in some areas. Small streams – Solomon’s Run, …

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We are grateful to all who attended our party, and all who bought a “birthday present” for the museum from our Amazon wishlist. If you’d like to provide the museum with a “present,” the list is below!

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by Nicholas Lasinsky, guest contributor. Nicholas Lasinsky is a historian born and raised in Cambria County with a passion for local stories. Currently enrolled at Simmons University in Boston, he hopes to become an archivist and published author. He is …

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The Path of the Flood Historic Races, which consist of a 5K, 8-miler, and 14-miler, will be run on Sat., May 25, and are presented by JAHA and the Cambria County Conservation & Recreation Authority! But you don’t have to …

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The National Park Service and Johnstown Area Heritage Association will host a series of events on May 31 to commemorate the 135th anniversary of the 1889 Johnstown Flood and honor the victims of the catastrophe.

“Throughout the year, but especially on May …

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The Johnstown Children’s Museum is having a birthday, and you’re invited!

The Johnstown Children’s Museum 15th Birthday Celebration is set for Sat., Jun. 8 from 10:00 am-3:00 pm special activities, food and fun. The event, which is free, is made possible …

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The anniversary of the Johnstown flood is coming up, and JAHA and the National Park Service are planning commemorative events, including an Interpreted Tour of the Johnstown Flood. One of the characters depicted in that tour …

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Come work with us! Two positions are available: a seasonal position as part-time rental assistant, and part-time maintenance/janitorial at our Johnstown Flood Museum location.

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We are delighted to once again offer a strong slate of free summer concerts at Peoples Natural Gas Park! Thanks to the ongoing support of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, these three shows will be offered with free admission:

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What a fantastic event we had with Mobsters & Molls: A Murder Mystery at the Heritage Discovery Center on April 13! Our wonderful house of more than 125 people set about solving the mystery all over the museum, and a …

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