by Richard Burkert, JAHA president and CEO
I note with sadness the recent passing of David McCullough, whose book and career have greatly influenced the Johnstown community, my career and life.
Before I interviewed for the position of executive director of the …Read More
A deal to add a second daily round-trip passenger train through Johnstown was announced this week! The rail lines in Johnstown and Portage will be upgraded to make it possible for freight and passenger trains to switch tracks quickly and …Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) is partnering with the Highlands Health Clinic to host a COVID vaccine clinic on Dec. 4 from 10:00 am-noon at the Heritage Discovery Center. Pediatric, first-dose, second-dose, and booster Pfizer vaccines will be available …Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) is delighted to share The Laurel Highlands Explorers, a children’s book which has been authored and illustrated by area high school students, a project made possible by a $30,000 grant from National Geographic! The …Read More
The idea of having a sign to welcome people to the Cambria City National Historic District was proposed in the design charrettes JAHA held more than 10 years ago to address the future of several of the district’s ethnic Catholic …Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) has received a $30,000 grant from National Geographic to facilitate a project that will allow area high school students the opportunity to author and illustrate a children’s book. Currently, JAHA is seeking educators from …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
JAHA is delighted to offer several at-home programs for students! These programs are designed to bring themes from the Johnstown Children’s Museum, Heritage Discovery Center, and Johnstown Flood Museum directly to kids virtually.
To inquire about one of these Virtual Classroom …Read More
As Preservation Week 2020 continues, we’re pleased to bring you this guest post by Laryssa Duncan, reference librarian at the Cambria County Library.
A family history can be documented in many forms, and it can be difficult to know where to …Read More