JAHA is looking for a part-time docent in our children’s museum (20-30 hours/week) who will interact with visitors and children, turn on/off exhibits, facilitate visitor experience, assist in presenting crafts, activities, events, and birthday parties. Teaching experience preferred. Weekends and some evenings required; must have reliable transportation and clearances. $8.75/hr. Interested? Please email Marisa Tracey at cm [at] jaha.org.

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July will be a huge month at Peoples Natural Gas Park! This Sat., July 2, the Derek Woods Band will open up for John Gresh’s Gris-Gris (oictured) — two fantastic, crowd-pleasing acts, perfect for a holiday weekend. Gates open at …

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On May 31, Fox Weather was in Johnstown to do live stories on the Johnstown flood every hour, all morning! Reporter Katie Byrne talked with Shelley Johansson, Dave Casker, and Richard Burkert. A packaged story was also provided to Fox …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association gratefully acknowledges the Experiential Learning Committee at Mt. Aloysius College, which has facilitated the purchase of a new train table for the Johnstown Children’s Museum! Education students in Mt. Aloysius’s Aesthetic Experiences for Young Children …

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JAHA is delighted to announce that the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum will soon be open seven days a week for the visitor season!

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JAHA is currently seeking staff members! The following positions are available:

Maintenance/Landscaping/Janitorial (Peoples Natural Gas Park) Part-time position (32-34 hours/week with overtime possible). Duties include landscaping, lawncare, maintenance, setup, teardown and cleanup for events and janitorial services. The ability to lift …

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JAHA members get a FREE upgrade to VIP when they buy their 2-day passes to the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival in-person at the Heritage Discovery Center (must hold a Family-level membership or above; limit of 4 passes per membership). …

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by Yamila Audisio, Curatorial Assistant

“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman,” Virginia Woolf once wrote. This is especially true in the 19th century when written history only portrayed upper-class men. Johnstown’s history is no exception. This was the case …

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In 1907, the Germania Brewing Company was built in Cambria City. It included a courtyard ringed by a five-story brew house, a bottling plant, and a cooperage and warehouse. Prohibition put the company out of business in 1919, and the …

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Beginning January 2, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association is adopting a new winter opening schedule for the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum. Instead of being closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, as in past winters, the museums …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) kicked off its 2022 Annual Fund drive in a press conference today at its signature facility, the Johnstown Flood Museum.

JAHA has an extensive record of completed projects related to historic preservation, heritage tourism, and …

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