National Park Service Press Release
Johnstown Flood National Memorial – This week’s National Park Getaway
|For Immediate Release:
||May 08, 2013
||Nathan Koozer, 814-495-4643
Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843
|Johnstown Flood National Memorial – This week’s National Park Getaway
South Fork, Penn. – On May 31, 1889, Johnstown, Pennsylvania faced one of the worst disasters in our nation’s history. On that tragic Friday, the Lake Conemaugh dam broke, killing 2,209 people and injuring thousands more.
Johnstown Flood National Memorial shares this story. Here visitors can see significant sites of this epic event and learn about lives forever changed . Read more
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