"The Dam is Becoming Dangerous and May Possibly Go!"

The South Fork dam failed on Friday, May 31, 1889 and unleashed 20,000,000 tons of water that devastated Johnstown, PA.  The flood killed 2,209 people but it brought the nation and the world together to aid the "Johnstown sufferers."  The story of the Johnstown Flood reminds us all, "...that we must leave nothing undone for the preservation and protection of our brother men."

The South Fork Fishing & Hunting Club Clubhouse

South Fork Fishing & Hunting Clubhouse

Sitting along Lake Conemaugh, this building was the main structure of the South Fork Fishing & Hunting Club.

Johnstown Flood National Memorial Visitor Center

Park Visitor Center

The park Visitor Center has two floors of exhibits and the park film, "Black Friday."

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

733 Lake Road
South Fork, PA 15956


(814) 886-6170

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