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Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims
 
1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Marker
 
Inscription.
In memory of
those lost in the March 17, 1936
Greater Johnstown Flood


Daniel Gallagher Cecilia Seifert Wehn
Foster W. Buchanan Henry Belande
Mrs. Jacob Fruhlinger Faber Eckenrod
James Langham Louis F. Ansman
Joseph Runko Andrew Gibson
Gregory Kostoff One Unidentified Man

1936 Johnstown Flood
Memory Correction Plaque
Correct name for family member
Henry Belinda
Presented by Belinda Families
and Relatives
1996


 
Erected 1987 by The Southern Allegheny Flood Recovery Association.
 
Location. 40° 19.557′ N, 78° 55.183′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 271), on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is on the south facade of city hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Main Street, Johnstown PA 15901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Square (here, next to this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Morley's Dog (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Army of the Republic Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Park (about 400 feet away); Joseph Johns (about 400 feet away); Johnstown Veterans and War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnstown.
 
1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims and Flood Heights Markers Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims and Flood Heights Markers
Marker is below bend in drainpipe at corner of city hall. To left is the Market Square marker; immediately above is the 1977 flood height; further above, level with top of first floor windows is the 1936 flood height; and at base of the second floor windows is the 1889 flood height.
 

 
Also see . . .  1936 Johnstown Flood. (Submitted on August 23, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
1977 High Water Level Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
3. 1977 High Water Level Marker
Below is the Market Square marker.
 
 
1936 (bottom) and 1889 (top) High Water Level Markers Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
4. 1936 (bottom) and 1889 (top) High Water Level Markers
 
 
City Hall Cornerstone Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
5. City Hall Cornerstone
Below the Flood Victims marker.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 2,087 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 23, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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