a city in SW Pennsylvania: disastrous flood 1889.
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How to use Johnstown in a sentence
Like thousands of others in her situation, my great-grandmother operated a still in her living room in my hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, under the direction of a neighborhood boss.What My Mobster Grandfather Understood About American Capitalism | Russell Shorto | March 17, 2021 | Time
In Johnstown, Pa., Jason Deaver and his fiancée arrived at their polling station wearing Veterans for Obama T-shirts.Across America, Voters Are Finding It’s Not So Easy to Cast a Ballot | Eliza Shapiro | November 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
His other acclaimed books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge, and The Johnstown Flood.
In Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Democrats beat Republicans by double digits in the only special election held last night.
They were headed for Johnstown, where the vultures were already gathering.The Reckoning | Robert W. Chambers
Ah, if I might only have brought him off; if I might only have carried this guilty man to Johnstown!The Reckoning | Robert W. Chambers
The Johnstown flood followed a long rain storm in the Alleghanies—a storm of several days' duration.The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
I ran out among the great trees and started on toward Johnstown, keeping Godfrey in view on my left hand.The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers
Against the evening sky I saw the spires of Johnstown, stained crimson in the westering sun which was going down red as a cherry.The Little Red Foot | Robert W. Chambers