125th Anniversary Commemoration of the Great Johnstown Flood of 1889
While the May 31st Anniversary Commemoration has passed, there are still lots of great events planned at Johnstown Flood National Memorial for this 125th Anniversary summer. Many of these events will be held through the end of September. Click here to see the complete Schedule of Events. NOTE: This schedule also includes events held at our sister national park, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site. For reservations or more information, please call (814) 495-4643. We hope to see you at the following presentations:
Journey Around Lake Conemaugh Van Tours:
Path of the Flood Van Tours: (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
Path of the Flood Hikes: (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)
Saturday Evening Programs: (Free program with no reservations required)
Did You Know?
The Flood provided the newly formed American Red Cross under the leadership of Clara Barton with its first test. Barton and her staff of 50 doctors and nurses arrived in Johnstown five days after the flood.