The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum are open Tues.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm (no appointments required).  Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum. All museum visitors and staff are required to practice social distancing, and the use of masks is strongly encouraged.  Welcome!

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Category Archive: Development

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.

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#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 …

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The Stone Bridge Lighting Committee has successfully completed a $30,000 fundraising effort to sustain, perpetuate, and maintain the project. More than 100 local businesses and individuals donated to the effort.

“We are so grateful to everyone who contributed to help keep …

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A dedicated crew has worked to repair the graze lights on the Johnstown Stone Bridge. The crew worked from a lift in the riverbed to access the grazes, which provide a bright wash …

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An icon of the 1889 flood, the famous Stone Bridge is a symbol of our community’s resilience and strength. Since the 2011 dedication of the Stone Bridge Lighting Project, the bridge has been illuminated in colorful LED lights programmed by …

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The Annual Fund keeps the Johnstown Area Heritage Association’s museums and programs going strong — from special events to tourism, we’re using our area’s rich heritage and history to build a stronger economic future for our region.

Last time we updated …

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David McCullough’s The Johnstown Flood went on sale nationally 50 years ago, on March 18, 1968. It marked the renewal of interest in a story that was almost gone from living memory, helping preserve it for generations. Dave Sutor of …

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February 14, 2018 11:27 am

I Love JAHA promotion kicks off!

Will you be our Valentine? Show us your love during “I LOVE JAHA” month with an online gift! Your donation will be doubled thanks to an anonymous benefactor — up to $ 4,000 will be matched if you donate to …

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January 31, 2018 10:55 am

Momentum builds for JAHA’s Annual Fund

JAHA gratefully reports that our Annual Fund is now at $75,000, thanks to YOUR generosity! We’re well on our way to our goal of $125,000 — if you haven’t yet contributed and would like to, please visit our Support page …

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December 27, 2017 12:50 pm

Our Annual Fund drive continues!

JAHA has now raised $54,000 of our Annual Fund goal of $125,000 — our sincerest thanks to everyone who has donated so far! Please consider donating as the year draws to a close at the button below. Your gifts, large …

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