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  • Today: 124 Year Anniversary of the Infamous Johnstown Flood

    5/30/13 7:08 PM Comment

    Late spring is the time of year when reservoirs in the Appalachian Mountains are still running high from winter snowmelt and spring rain. A combination of these factors and what some say was a poorly constructed dam resulted in one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history 124 years ago in a small steel producing Pennsylvania town.