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1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead

 
 
1889 Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersNotable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is May 31, 1869.
 
Location. 40° 18.925′ N, 78° 55.623′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Memorial and burial plot are on the grounds of Grandview Cemetery, 801 Millcreek Road, about 200 yards SW of the cemetery office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Westmont Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Johnstown Incline (approx. 0.7 miles away); First United Brethren Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Johnstown Flood
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
4. 1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead Statuary
1889 Johnstown Flood Unidentified Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,891 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on February 6, 2015. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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