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  2. Johnstown Flood Museum - Wikipedia

    The Johnstown Flood Museum is a history museum located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, dedicated to the Johnstown Flood of 1889. The museum is housed in the former Cambria Public Library, which is part of the Downtown Johnstown Historic District. The Johnstown Flood Museum chronicles the events of the flood through exhibits and media.

  3. Commemorations planned for 1889 Johnstown Flood's 133rd ...

    At Johnstown Flood National Memorial, the National Park Service will line the ruins of the South Fork Dam with 2,209 luminaries — one for each life lost that day. According to park ranger Elizabeth...

  4. Johnstown Flood National Memorial - Wikipedia

    The flood was caused by a break in the South Fork Dam, an earthen structure known to be structurally lacking. The memorial is located at 733 Lake Road near South Fork, Pennsylvania, [1] about 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

  5. Johnstown Flood - Wikipedia

    The Johnstown Flood (locally, the Great Flood of 1889) occurred on Friday, May 31, 1889, after the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam, located on the south fork of the Little Conemaugh River, 14 miles (23 km) upstream of the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States.

  6. Johnstown flood of 1936 - Wikipedia

    The Johnstown flood of 1936, also collectively with other areas referred to as the Saint Patrick's Day Flood, was a devastating flood in Cambria County, and Johnstown, Pennsylvania proper, referred to as "Greater Johnstown". The flood was preceded by heavy rains beginning March 9, 1936, which did not stop until March 22.

  7. Johnstown flood of 1977 - Wikipedia

    The Johnstown flood of 1977 was a major flood which began on the night of July 19, 1977, when heavy rainfall caused widespread flash flooding in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States, including the city of Johnstown and the Conemaugh Valley . On July 19, 1977, a deluge of rain hit the area around Johnstown during the night.

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