On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died, tens of thousands were left homeless, and a prospering city became a wasteland. It's a story of great tragedy, but also of triumphant recovery. Visit the Johnstown Flood Museum, which is operated by the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, to find out more about this shocking episode in American history. The museum features three floors of exhibits that tell the story of the despair of this great tragedy as well as the rekindled spirit of Johnstown.
|Address:||304 Washington Street
Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15907