• A view of the South and North abutments of the South Fork Dam.  The Visitor Center, Unger House, and Spring House are visible in the background.  As is visible, a spur railroad line connects coal trains with the main line of the railroad.

    Johnstown Flood

    National Memorial Pennsylvania

Contact Us

By Mail
Johnstown Flood National Memorial
733 Lake Road
South Fork, PA 15956

By Phone
Visitor Information
814-495-4643

Headquarters
814-886-6100

Pennsylvania Telecommunications Relay Service (TTY)
800-654-5984

By Fax
814-495-7463

By e-Mail

Did You Know?

Johnstown Dam

The Dam was originally built by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a reservoir for the canal basin in Johnstown. It took from 1838-1853 to construct and fill, yet the canal system was obsolete by 1854.