Johnstown Area Genealogical and
Historical Society

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Digital Library

The following links connect to special collections of digitized materials. Below each link is a description of materials contained in each collection.

Johnstown Flood of 1889- contains photographs of the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, Flood aftermath, maps of the Conemaugh train yards-pre and post flood.
Cambria County Civil War 150-contains history and personal accounts of residents who served in the Civil War.
Cambria Church Project- capturing the architectural and
personal story of the five churches closed by the Diocese in 2009.
From the Collection- contains brochures, programs, commemorative booklets, post cards and other items held in the Society's collection.
1854 Map of Johnstown - This map shows the layout of Johnstown, Conemaugh, and the Cambria Iron Works as they existed in 1854. 1915 Map of Goose Island - This mape shows Goose Island located in the canal basin. Properties are identified through the use of Cambria Iron deeds.
1854 Plan of Boroughs of Johnstown and Conemaugh - This map shows the layout of Johnstown and the deed holders of several properties.  


Johnstown Area Genealogical and Historical Society
P.O. Box 5048, Johnstown, PA 15904-5048