By Conrade C. Hinds

starting on Easter Sunday, March 23, 1913, Columbus and the Ohio Valley persevered a downpour that will produce the biggest flood in a single hundred years. Heavy rains got here at the heels of an extremely chilly wintry weather, leading to a torrent of runoff over saturated and frozen flooring. Rivers and streams quick overflowed and levees failed, sending tsunami-like floodwater into unsuspecting groups and claiming 400 lives. there have been ninety-six deaths in Columbus by myself while the swollen Scioto River emptied water that ran 9 to seventeen ft deep throughout the streets of the close to west aspect. sign up for Conrade C. Hinds and the Columbus Landmarks beginning in a more in-depth examine a flood catastrophe that reshaped the yankee Midwest.

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