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Johnstown, Pennsylvania


Johnstown is a city in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States, 43 miles (69 km) ..... Norfolk Southern operates 60-80 trains daily on these rails. ..... Bread with Butter: The Life-Worlds of Ea...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

History - Jackson Township


Jackson Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, was organized January ... England, Ireland, and in more recent times, Austria and Southern Europe. ... While the turnpike was under construction, a road was laid out from Johnstown to what ...

Uprising in the Rust Belt - POLITICO Magazine


Jun 24, 2016 ... The population of longtime steel town Johnstown, Pennsylvania, ... by World War I—attracted immigrants from eastern and southern Europe.



The Bluefield Mine fire in 1911 and the Johnstown Mine explosion in July 1902 ... the Rochester strike in July 1901, the coal strike in Pennsylvania in May 1902, the ... The phenomenal influx of immigrants from eastern and southern Europe ...

Cambria Iron Works

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Southern and Eastern Europe, came to Johnstown to work at the steel plant. ... In 1916, the Midvale Steel & Ordnance Company of Nicetown, PA bought the ...

European Community | GlobalPittsburgh


The region's earliest settlers were from northern Europe and they were followed by large-scale immigration from eastern and southern Europe at the turn of the 20th century. ... Hungarian Ethnic Group of Western PA ... Johnstown, PA 15905

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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.