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  Greater Johnstown / Cambria County Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Johnstown / Cambria County Chamber of Commerce is the premier non-profit business organization in the Cambria County region of Western Pennsylvania.
Johnstown, PA is a national leader in technology.
At the Greater Johnstown / Cambria County Chamber of Commerce, one of our primary goals is to build a strong, revitalized community.
www.johnstownchamber.com   (208 words)

  Johnstown, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In July of 1902, Johnstown's Rolling Mill Mine was the scene of a mining accident, killing 112 miners.
Johnstown's steelmaking facilities never completely recovered from damage suffered in the 1977 flood and by the early 1990s, steel was no longer being produced.
The Johnstown Fire Department has become a leader in developing intercommunication systems among first responders, and is now a national model for ways to avoid the communications problems which faced many first responders during the September 11, 2001 attacks.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Johnstown, Pennsylvania
The area surrounding the town of Johnstown was already prone to flooding owing to its positioning on the confluence of the Stony Creek and Little Conemaugh River, forming the Conemaugh River, and to the artificial straightening of these rivers for the purposes of development.
The inhabitants of the town of Johnstown were caught by surprise as the wall of water bore down on the village, traveling at 40 miles per hour (64 km/h) and reaching a height of 60 feet (18 m) in places.
The Johnstown Fire Department has become a leader in developing intercommunication systems among first responders and is now a national model for ways to avoid the communications problems which faced many first responders on 9/11/2001.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Johnstown, Pennsylvania
In July of 1902, Johnstown's Rolling Mill Mine was the scene of a mining accident which killed 112 miners.
Johnstown has been home to a long succession of minor league hockey franchises going back to 1940.
Johnstown has also had a history of indoor football teams; the current team is the Riverhawks of the AIFL.
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 Johnstown Local Flood Protection Project Rehabilitation
A LEGACY OF Johnstown, Pennsylvania is the city most closely associated in American history with the tragic consequences of flooding.
Johnstown also reflects the determination of a nation struggling to overcome the Great Depression and the memory of Johnstown's 1889 flooding disaster.
The Johnstown LFPP was among the earliest of the flood control projects undertaken by the Pittsburgh District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the Flood Control Act of 1936.
www.lrp.usace.army.mil /pm/johnlfpp.htm   (2347 words)

 Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Cities)
Johnstown is located in southwestern Pennsylvania within Cambria County, east of Pittsburgh along Highway 56 near the North Fork Reservoir.
Johnstown is known as "The Friendly City," Johnstown is a national leader in technology, and is listed as the most affordable city in the nation by Forbes magazine.
Johnstown is also the site of the Johnstown Inclinded Plane, which, at 71% grade, is the steepest vehicular inclined plane in the world.
www.ohwy.com /pa/j/johnstow.htm   (162 words)

 Johnstown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johnstown is the name of several places in the United States of America:
Johnstown, New York, two locations in Fulton County.
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, site of the South Fork Dam break, one of the worst disasters in US history.
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 Pennsylvania Highways:  Johnstown Flood
Founded in 1794, Johnstown was a booming steel center built by the German and Welsh peoples who had settled in the area.
The one problem of Johnstown's location was that it was built on the floodplain at the confluence of the Little Conemaugh and Stoneycreek Rivers.
Filmed in and around Johnstown a year before the last disastrous flood which was one of the reasons the Johnstown Jets, the team used as the basis for the Chiefs, folded.
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 Johnstown, Pennsylvania (PA), Pictures
Johnstown, city in Cambria County, in south-central Pennsylvania, at the confluence of the Conemaugh River and Stonycreek.
The Johnstown Flood Museum and the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown Campus (1927) are in the city.
Located in a deep, narrow valley, Johnstown has been subject to several major floods, the most damaging on May 31, 1889, when the South Fork Dam broke; a wall of water 0.81 km (0.5 mi) wide and about 23 m (about 75 ft) high descended on Johnstown, killing 2209 people.
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 Johnstown Flood National Memorial, a Pennsylvania State Park near Johnstown, Windber
The story of the Johnstown Flood has everything to interest the modern mind: a wealthy resort, an intense storm, an unfortunate failure of a dam, the destruction of a working class city, and an inspiring relief effort.
Johnstown Flood National Memorial is located in southwestern Pennsylvania, about 10 miles northeast of Johnstown.
Johnstown Flood National Memorial Along with the Johnstown Flood Museum, the Flood Memorial tells the story of the 1889 flood that devastated Pennsylvania.
www.stateparks.com /johnstown_flood_national_memorial.html   (289 words)

 Johnstown, Pennsylvania - Morley's Dog
Morley's dog, the cast iron dog on display in Johnstown Pa, belonged to the Morley family.
He did not depict a real dog or hero who rescued a child from the flood, although there are stories of such a dog.
It is interesting to note that he now stands very close to his earlier home where he graced the lawn of the Morley family home.
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 Johnstown Flood
In lives lost, the Johnstown PA Flood was the worst civil disaster the United States ever suffered.
In 1875 the Pennsylvania Railroad sold the damaged dam and 500 acres of surrounding property.
This is a view from what remains of the breast of the dam today looking toward the buildings in the far background (the white area on the hillside), where once the clubhouse sat at the water's edge.
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 Pennsylvania Vacations - State Of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Hotels
In Pennsylvania, you are going to find that there is so much to celebrate, and so much to learn about the way that this country came to be.
If you have ever wanted to be around people who truly share your love for life and can talk to you about their state and the history of their state, you should travel here.
The best places to stay in Pennsylvania, whether you want to stay in a big city or a small town, are the small bed and breakfasts that you can find all over the place.
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 Facts About the Johnstown Flood
Visit the Johnstown Flood Museum, which is operated by the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, to find out more about this shocking episode in American history.
The scale of the Johnstown flood of 1889 is hard to imagine.
• The distance between the dam that failed and Johnstown was 14 miles.
www.jaha.org /FloodMuseum/facts.html   (500 words)

 Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors - Pennsylvania
The Diocese of Allentown encompasses the east central Pennsylvania counties of Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton and Schuylkill.
The Diocese of Erie encompasses the northwestern Pennsylvania counties of Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Vanango and Warren.
The Diocese of Greensburg encompasses the 4 Pennsylvania counties of Armstrong, Fayette, Indiana and Westmoreland.
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 Find Churches in Johnstown Pennsylvania - FlockFinder.com
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 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Johnstown, the only community in Cambria County, is located east of Pittsburgh.
It has seen four disastrous floods that have claimed the town.
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by law.
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 Hotels in Johnstown Pennsylvania - Discount Hotel Online Reservations, Cheapest Rates Guaranteed
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 Johnstown, Pennsylvania Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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 Johnstown Pennsylvania Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Dining at the Back Door Cafe in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, including recipes
Judging from the crowded dining room at the Back Door Café, the good citizens of Johnstown have already discovered this culinary treasure hiding in their own back yard.
But this is Johnstown, so instead of tablespoon-sized portions, artfully arranged on a 14-inch plate, you get exquisite cuisine in down-home, East Coast portions.
If, on the other hand, you are anywhere remotely near Western Pennsylvania, this restaurant really merits going out of your way for.
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 Johnstown, Pennsylvania Web Design Services - Web Site Design Firms
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 Johnstown, PA Hotels - cheap hotels in Johnstown Pennsylvania
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