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

Joseph Johns

 
 
Joseph Johns Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Joseph Johns Monument
Inscription.


In commemoration of
Joseph Johns
(Joseph Schantz)
The founder of the
City of Johnstown
Erected by citizens
of German descent of
Johnstown
June 16, 1913


Zum gedächtnis an
Joseph Schantz
Grüder der
Stadt Johnstown
Errichtet zum
hundertsten jahrestage
seines todes
18. Januar 1813
Von bürgern Deutscher
abkunft von Johnstown
Enthüllt 16. Juni, 1913

 
Erected 1913 by Johnstown Citizens of German Descent.
 
Location. 40° 19.53′ N, 78° 55.103′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on Main Street near Franklin Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Monument is in Central 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. Central Park (a few steps from this marker); Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnstown Veterans and War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Army of the Republic Hall
Joseph Johns Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
2. Joseph Johns Bust
(within shouting distance of this marker); Tribune Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. John T. Boxler (about 400 feet away); 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (about 400 feet away); Market Square (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Information for Johnstown, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Joseph Johns Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
3. Joseph Johns Marker
Joseph Johns Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
4. Joseph Johns Marker
Joseph Johns Marker Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
5. Joseph Johns Marker Relief
Joseph Johns Marker Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
6. Joseph Johns Marker Relief
Joseph Johns Marker Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
7. Joseph Johns Marker Relief
<i>Central Park, Joseph John's Monument, Founder of the CIty of Johnstown, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by H.M. Berkey & Co., circa 1920
8. Central Park, Joseph John's Monument, Founder of the CIty of Johnstown, Pa.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   8. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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