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

Greater Johnstown Flood Victims

July 20, 1977

 
 
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
1. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial
Inscription. “A people who have walked in darkness have seen a great light: to them who live in the region of the shadow of death, a light has risen.” Isaiah 9:2
[Names, ages, and residence of the 78 people who died are listed on the monument]
This monument erected through gifts of the school children
1979 International Year of the Child
 
Erected 1979 by Local Schoolchildren, the Greater Johnstown Clergy Association, and the Southern Allegheny Flood Recovery Association.
 
Location. 40° 19.535′ N, 78° 55.078′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and Cover Alley, on the right when traveling south on Franklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Central Park, across Franklin Street from Franklin Street United Methodist Church. 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. Johnstown Veterans and War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Johns (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Army of the Republic Hall
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Bible Verse (SE Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
2. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Bible Verse (SE Face)
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. John T. Boxler (about 300 feet away); Tribune Building (about 300 feet away); 1936 Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (about 500 feet away); Market Square (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyDisastersNotable Events
 
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (SE Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
3. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (SE Face)
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial Sponsor (SW Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
4. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial Sponsor (SW Face)
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (SW Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
5. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (SW Face)
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial Sponsor (NW Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
6. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial Sponsor (NW Face)
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (NW Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
7. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (NW Face)
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial Sponsor (NE Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
8. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims Memorial Sponsor (NE Face)
Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (NE Face) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
9. Greater Johnstown Flood Victims (NE Face)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,325 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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