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Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flood Prevention

 
 
Flood Prevention Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Flood Prevention Marker
Inscription.

To commemorate
Flood Prevention
from these rivers
Dedicated to the
Flood Correspondents Association
of the Flood of 1889
on the fifty-first anniversary
May 31, 1940

 
Erected 1940 by Conemaugh Valley School Children.
 
Location. 40° 19.809′ N, 78° 55.492′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on Washington Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Point Park. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Railroad Stone Bridge (here, next to this marker); Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project (a few steps from this marker); A Success Story (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnstown Flood (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Red Cross (about 400 feet away); Johns Street Bridge (about 400 feet away); Walnut Street Bridge (approx. mile away); Oklahoma House (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Johnstown Flood National Memorial. (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Flood Prevention Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
2. Flood Prevention Marker
Looking southeast along the Little Conemaugh River toward the John Street Bridge.

2. Contemporary Publications Relating to the Johnstown Flood of 1889. (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsDisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
George Washington Memorial Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
3. George Washington Memorial Trees Marker
Located along Washington Street at Point Park
George Washington Memorial Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
4. George Washington Memorial Trees Marker
Along Washington Street at Point Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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