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Scholars & Scones: "The Most Frightful Time": The 1940 Flood in Context

  • Blowing Rock
  • Aug 16, 2018
    Phone:
    828-295-9099
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  • Aug 16, 2018
  • Phone:
    828-295-9099
  • Times:
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Price:
    free for members, $5 for non-members

The August 1940 Flood claimed the lives of sixteen people in Watauga County and destroyed dozens of homes. It's also perhaps most famous for permanently ending train service to Boone. But where does the 1940 Flood stand in context with other flooding events of the past 150 years?

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