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Heritage Hike: Johnstown Canal Basin, Sunday, July 9, 2023

A railroad bridge on the former location of the Johnstown Aqueduct
Former location of the Johnstown Aqueduct.


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News Release Date: July 5, 2023

Contact: Elizabeth Shope, 814-449-4125

A ranger guided hike around the Johnstown Canal Basin area will take place on Sunday, July 9, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. To make a required reservation, please call the Visitor Center at 814-886-6150. 
Johnstown's location is near the western end of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. Participants will learn about why Johnstown was an important town along the Main Line Canal.
The hike will highlight locations in downtown that were part of the canal basin and even a few buildings that are still standing from the canal days. The tour will take place rain or shine.

Last updated: June 28, 2023

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