Johnstown Flood National Memorial


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Johnstown Flood National Memorial:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Address:733 Lake Rd
South Fork, PA 15956

Phone:814-495-4643
Fax:814-495-7463
Web: www.nps.gov/jofl/
Size: 178 acres.
Established: Authorized on August 31, 1964.
Location:Along US 219 and PA 869 at the South Fork Dam site, 10 miles northeast of Johnstown near St. Michael, Pennsylvania.
Facilities:Picnic area, visitor center, museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, guided tour, interpretive programs.
Special Features:A total of 2,209 people died in the Johnstown Flood of 1889, caused by a break in the South Fork Dam. Clara Barton successfully led the Red Cross in its first disaster relief effort.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.