The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) recently approved a Pitt-Johnstown grant application to support the digitization and dissemination of a large collection of archival materials from the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA). The material consists of photographs, handwritten documents, …Read More
Recently, ninth graders at Forest Hills High School embarked on an ambitious project to tell the story of the 1977 Johnstown Flood. Under the direction of English Language Arts teacher Dr. Aspen Mock, students combined interviews with flood survivors and …Read More
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Art Festival. As we commemorate this historic event and reflect on the 1960s, we want to know what you remember! We will be recording oral histories of the 1960s at …Read More
JAHA is planning a new temporary exhibit, “Johnstown: The Way We Work,” and is seeking public input at a workshop scheduled for Thurs., Jan. 24 at 7:00 pm at the Heritage Discovery Center.
“Johnstown’s work heritage is a significant part of …Read More
If you are 70½ or older, an IRA charitable rollover is a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals.
With tax reform likely to lead more taxpayers to use the standard deduction instead of itemizing, the move …Read More
We are holding a special end-of-the-year fundraiser, and an anonymous donor will match up to $5,000. So when you give to JAHA by midnight on Dec. 21, your gift will be doubled! Check out our Facebook page for updates on …Read More
As we begin the holiday season and the start of Hanukkah, we want to know: do you have a message of hope, remembrance, or good wishes you’d like to express? Stop by the Heritage Discovery Center to share your thoughts …Read More
In December, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association is pleased to offer 20% off membership! Being a JAHA member means you get free admission to our museums year-round, as many times as you’d like to come…plus discounts to many ticketed events.Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) today announced that Ron Carnevali has returned to chair the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival. He succeeds Terry Deitz, who chaired the event in 2017-2018, but recently moved to Scranton to pursue a professional …Read More
#GivingTuesday is celebrated every year the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and marks the beginning of the charitable giving season. JAHA has three initiatives underway:
Annual Fund: A letter is now going out to JAHA’s friends and supporters about the initiatives and successes of …Read More