• 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

Special Events-National Parks of Western PA

Western Pennsylvania National Parks 20141 Special Events:

February 22 George Washington's Birthday Art Contest Reception at Fort Necessity
National Battlefield

April 19, 20 "Fee Free Weekend" all National Parks will waive entrance fees

April 25, 26 "Plant a Tree at Flight 93" Weekend at Flight 93 National Memorial

May 17, 18 National Road Festival at Mount Washington Tavern, Fort Necessity
National Battlefield

May 24, 25 French and Indian War Military Encampment at Fort Necessity National
Battlefield

May 31-June 1 125th Anniversary of Johnstown Flood Events at Johnstown Flood National
Memorial

June 28 Living History Day at Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

June 28, 29 Seneca Nation Special Event at Fort Necessity National Battlefield

July 3 Fort Necessity 1754 Battle Anniversary Commemoration

July 26, 27 Albert Gallatin Special Event at Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Aug. 25 National Park Service Birthday, all National Parks will waive entrance fees

Sept. 11 Flight 93 National Memorial Anniversary Events

Sept. 20, 21 FestiFall & Market Fair at Friendship Hill National Historic Site

Sept. 27 National Public Lands Day, all National Parks will waive entrance fees

Oct. 11 Legends of Fort Necessity, by the Friends of Fort Necessity National
Battlefield

Oct. 25 Staple Bend Tunnel Ghost Tour at Allegheny Portage Railroad National
Historic Site

Nov. 11 Veteran's Day, all National Parks will waive entrance fees

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