Johnstown Flood Museum, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Johnstown Flood Museum. Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The city of Johnstown, built in the narrow Conemaugh River valley, was always going to flood now and then. But on May 31, 1889, a 40-foot-tall wall of water and debris crashed into downtown, destroying most of it in less than ten minutes, killing over 2,200 people. Stereoscopic viewer and photos.
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