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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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There’s been a murder at the museum, and JAHA needs the public’s help to solve it! An interactive murder mystery, “Mobsters & Molls: A Murder Mystery at the Heritage Discovery Center” will take place at 7:00 pm on Sat., Apr. …

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December 14, 2023 11:15 am

JAHA launches 2024 Annual Fund

Now is an exciting time for the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA). We’ve just completed exterior renovations at the Johnstown Flood Museum, we’re planning the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival (our 3oth festival, set for July 26-27), the 15th anniversary …

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October 9, 2023 2:08 pm

Thank you for a wonderful Wine Auction!

On September 29, the Greater Johnstown YMCA and JAHA hosted Corks & Cocktails: 13th Annual Charity Wine Auction in the Community Foundation Oilhouse at Peoples Natural Gas Park! What a wonderful evening, and we are grateful to all who made …

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The 1926 film “The Johnstown Flood” is a major achievement of the silent film era – and now, a newly-restored version of the film will have its premiere in Johnstown as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Johnstown …

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November 29, 2022 9:03 pm

JAHA kicks off 2023 Annual Fund Drive

Today the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) held a press conference at the Johnstown Flood Museum to kick off its 2023 Annual Fund drive to support its operations and programs in the coming year.

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“Johnstown is full …

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UPDATE: As of Nov. 4, 2022, we are halfway to our goal of $30,000! Please consider a generous donation today.

The Stone Bridge lights are now fully repaired and shining brightly for three hours every evening, and the Stone Bridge Project …

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Lee Initiatives Health & Wellness Endowment has stepped forward with a $20,000 gift toward the replacement of the concrete floor to the ramp outside the Heritage Discovery Center! JAHA is asking your help to raise the remaining amount and finish …

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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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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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