Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Size: 9 Acres 

Overview: On May 31, 1889 the South Fork dam broke, causing a flood of 20,000,000 tons of water, which made its way to Johnstown, PA, and caused enormous destruction and devastation. More than 2,200 people were killed in the flood, which drew attention, support, and aid to the survivors from the United States and around the world. Today you can visit the Johnstown Flood National Memorial, and learn about this tragic disaster, as well as the unity and aid that came in its wake.

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