Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Communications • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1936.
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. Marker is in Point Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown PA 15901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 CrossJohns Street Bridge (about 400 feet away); Walnut Street Bridge (approx. Ό mile away); Oklahoma House (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
Also see . . .
1. Johnstown Flood National Memorial. (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Contemporary Publications Relating to the Johnstown Flood of 1889. (Submitted on February 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.