Johnstown Flood

Johnstown Flood (HMZKV)

Location: Johnstown, PA 15901 Cambria County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 19.778', W 78° 55.422'

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On May 31, 1889, a wall of water and wreckage 35 feet high traveled 14 miles from the broken South Fork Dam, destroying more than 1,600 homes and claiming 2,209 lives. Public and private efforts from across America helped Johnstown to rebuild.
Year Placed2004
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 676383 N 4466413
Decimal Degrees40.32963333, -78.92370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 19.778', W 78° 55.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 19' 46.68" N, 78° 55' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 159-143 Johns St, Johnstown PA 15901, US
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