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.

1889 Flood Bus Tour

1889 Flood Bus Tour

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Date(s) - June 2, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Presented by the JAHA and the National Park Service, this 44-person bus tour will begin at the Johnstown Flood National Memorial and will feature interpretation by NPS guides Doug Bosley and Greg Zaborowski, as well as dramatic interpretation from costumed re-enactors at different points along the tour route. We’ll meet important flood figures on the way, including Victor Heiser, Horace Rose, and others. Come learn about this pivotal event and the people it impacted.

The tour will depart from the Johnstown Flood National Memorial, and will include Central Park, Grandview Cemetery, and the Inclined Plane observation deck. All participants will receive a commemorative booklet exploring the history of the flood and the historical figures being portrayed by re-enactors. Tickets are $25 ($22 for JAHA members) and may be purchased at the Heritage Discovery Center, or over the phone at 539-1889.