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1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead

 
 
1889 Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. 1889 Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial
Inscription.
In memory of
the unidentified dead
from the flood May 31, 1889

 
Erected 1892 by Pennsylvania Flood Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.925′ N, 78° 55.623′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Click for map. Memorial and burial plot are on the grounds of Grandview Cemetery, 801 Millcreek Road, about 200 yards SW of the cemetery office. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnstown Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Cambria A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chapin Arch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Johnstown Incline (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Johnstown Flood (approx. 0.7 miles away); Calamity and Prosperity (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tribune Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Grandview Cemetery. (Submitted on August 21, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Johnstown Flood Museum. (Submitted on August 21, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. 1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Memorial
1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Memorial and Graves image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
3. 1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Memorial and Graves
1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Statuary image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
4. 1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Statuary
1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
5. 1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead
<i> Unknown Plot, Johnstown, Pa. Containing 777 unknown bodies…</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by the Davenport Manufacturing Co., circa 1909
6. Unknown Plot, Johnstown, Pa. Containing 777 unknown bodies…
Full title is: Unknown Plot, Johnstown, Pa. Containing 777 unknown bodies of victims of Johnstown Flood, May 31, 1889.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,537 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on . • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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