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The 1937 Flood

Mar. 17, 2014 @ 12:45 PM

Herald-Dispatch pages from the 1937 Flood

On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested in the Tri-State in the worst flood in local recorded history. The Flood of 1937 caused the river to reach a depth of 69.45 feet, more than 19 feet above flood stage in Huntington.


Jan. 27, 2013 @ 02:37 PM

Gallery: 1937 Flood historical photos

On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested in the Tri-State in the worst flood in local recorded history. The Flood of 1937 caused the river to reach a depth of 69.45 feet, more than 19 feet above flood stage in Huntington.


Jan. 28, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Do you remember: The 1937 Flood

HUNTINGTON -- The Ohio River hit its peak in Huntington this day 75 years ago.


Jan. 18, 2012 @ 10:35 PM

Flood marks 75th anniversary

HUNTINGTON -- One of Huntington's biggest historical events started 75 years ago this month.


Jun. 12, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Area home's windows use glass salvaged from storefronts destroyed in 1937 flood

HUNTINGTON -- The 1937 flood was a horrendous event for Huntington and the surrounding communities.


Feb. 25, 2009 @ 07:20 PM

Local author outlines tragedy of 1937 flood

HUNTINGTON -- Retired newspaperman and prolific author James E. Casto jokes that his publishing profits merely fund and fuel his love of collecting rare, history-rich regional postcards -- and thankfully, we all know what that leads to.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:38 AM

TOP STORY: Thousands displaced by 1937 flood

HUNTINGTON — On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested here in the worst flood in local recorded history. The 1937 Flood was voted as a top story of the past 100 years by Herald-Dispatch readers.