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

Cambria City

 
 
Cambria City Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
1. Cambria City Marker
Inscription.
Founded in 1853, this neighborhood was the first home to immigrants who came to Johnstown to find work in the coal mines and steel mills. Nationality churches and ethnic clubs exemplify the neighborhood's rich and diverse culture.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 20.381′ N, 78° 55.729′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in Cambria County. Marker is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 56/403) near 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 418 Broad Street, Johnstown PA 15906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Success Story (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pennsylvania Railroad Stone Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Flood Prevention (approx. 0.7 miles away); Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Red Cross (approx. mile away); Johnstown Flood (approx. mile away); Johns Street Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Walnut Street Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Walking Tour of Cambria City (PA). (Submitted on February 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Cambria City Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
2. Cambria City Marker
The Wagner-Ritter House in background

2. Cambria City Ethnic Festival. (Submitted on February 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Non-Profit Gives New Life to Closed Johnstown Churches. (Submitted on February 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Croatian Hall at 612 Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
3. Croatian Hall at 612 Broad Street
Saint Columba Church at 916 Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
4. Saint Columba Church at 916 Broad Street
Johnstown Windber Hungarian Reformed Church at 824 Chestnut Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
5. Johnstown Windber Hungarian Reformed Church at 824 Chestnut Street
SS Casimir & Emerich Church at 501 Power Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
6. SS Casimir & Emerich Church at 501 Power Street
St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church at 411 Power Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
7. St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church at 411 Power Street
St. Stephen's Slovak Catholic Church at 414 4th Avenue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
8. St. Stephen's Slovak Catholic Church at 414 4th Avenue
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 3rd Avenue and Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 7, 2009
9. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 3rd Avenue and Broad Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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