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Heritage Discovery Center


The Heritage Discovery Center, officially known as the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, is a community history and culture center operated by the Johnstown Area Heritage Ass...

A Brief History of Immigration and Migration to Johnstown


The first ethnic church in Johnstown was founded by German immigrants by ... From the time the first Southern and Eastern Europeans arrived in the 1870s, they ...

Virtual Tour - "America: Through Immigrant Eyes" - JAHA Home


... to Johnstown were almost exclusively from Eastern and Southern Europe (see ... Currently a photography exhibit, "Steel: Made In Pennsylvania," is displayed.

Cambria City - ExplorePAHistory.com


Cambria Iron and Steel Works, Johnstown, PA, circa 1880. Some of ... Newcomers hailed from all the countries of eastern and southern Europe. The city of ...

Heritage Discovery Center - Johnstown, PA - Kid friendly activity r ...


Heritage Discovery Center Johnstown - PA: Reviews from families visiting ... by immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe who came to Johnstown from ...

The Peopling of Pennsylvania - ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from ...


The Peopling of Pennsylvania: The Creation of a Multicultural Society .... By 1890 , southern and eastern European immigrants had replaced the earlier ...

Joseph S. Laposata - ROTC - IUP - Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Lieutenant General Laposata was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, ... duty assignment was as chief of staff, Allied Forces Southern Europe in Naples, Italy.

Rolling Mill Mine, Westmont Hill, Johnstown, Cambria Co., PA, U.S.A.


Coal Miners Memorial Rolling Mill Mine, Westmont Hill, Johnstown, Cambria Co., ... 112 miners, mostly recent immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe.



Harwick Coal Mine disaster in Cheswick, Pa. ... The Bluefield Mine fire in 1911 and the Johnstown Mine explosion in July 1902 were other ... The phenomenal influx of immigrants from eastern and southern Europe triggered widespread fear  ...

Johnstown, Pennsylvania TV Listings


Browse TV shows, sporting events and movies for Johnstown, Pennsylvania on ... Friends Lindner's Fishing Edge European PGA Tour Golf Flip or Flop George ... Lift Every Voice Tyler Perry's House of Payne Thicker Than Water Southern ...

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History of Steelmaking in Johnstown - JAHA Home


With the arrival of the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1854, Johnstown became an ideal ... many from Southern and Eastern Europe, came to Johnstown to work in the ...

Coal Mining | Visit Johnstown Pennsylvania


This “model town” attracted immigrant laborers from Eastern and Southern Europe, who made this one of the largest coal producing regions in the nation.

Heritage Discovery Center Museum at Johnstown, PA


The Frank and Sylvia Pasquerilla Johnstown PA Heritage Discovery Center is full of ... and Central Pennsylvania area was from Eastern and Southern Europe.