In a time when our country seems so divided, our history and heritage can unite us. The story of Johnstown – our resilience, our community, and everything we share – is more important and relevant than ever.
JAHA continues our commitment …Read More
‘Tis the season for online shopping! When you designate JAHA as a charity to support while shopping on Amazon, .5% of the purchase price of many things you buy will be donated directly to JAHA through direct deposit. There …Read More
The permanent exhibition at the Heritage Discovery Center, “America: Through Immigrant Eyes,” has received an addition that tells the story of later migrants: African Americans from the South who came to Johnstown from 1916-1930.
“’America: Through Immigrant Eyes’ covers the period …Read More
A letter is going out to JAHA friends and supporters about our elevator fund! We are grateful to have raised over $19,000 of this $90,000 campaign, but we need your help.
The text of the letter is as follows:
These are extraordinary …Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) recently welcomed some very special visitors to the Heritage Discovery Center – adoptable pets from the Humane Society of Cambria County (HSCC).Read More
When a group of partners built the Germania Brewery in 1907, they wanted a tall building. Land was expensive in Cambria City and a 5-story building allowed them to use gravity in their brewing process. When JAHA purchased the building …Read More
Thanks to a $10,000 donation from Conemaugh Health System/Duke LifePoint, the Johnstown Children’s Museum has a new Career Corner exhibit. This interactive play area allows kids to explore different career directions. Dress-up clothes, activity areas, and a special doctor’s office …Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) has begun its 2020 Annual Fund to support its operations and programs in the coming year. Individuals and corporations are asked to support the Annual Fund to sustain the work that JAHA does to …Read More
JAHA has been offered an opportunity to purchase paintings by Barbara Strank Zivkovich that are owned by her nephew Jeff Strank, who inherited the collection from her. Barbara Strank Zivkovich was active in the local art scene from the mid-1940s …Read More