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Flood of 1883 Index


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The Ohio River Flood of 1883 in Wheeling

 Date: February 5th, 1883  High water mark: 39.7 ft     (3.7 ft over flood stage)

Newspaper Accounts

▶ "The Raging River," Wheeling Intelligencer, Feb. 6, 1883 
▶ "The Swollen Flood," Wheeling Intelligencer, Feb. 7, 1883 
▶ "Acres of Water," Wheeling Intelligencer, Feb. 8, 1883 
▶ "Getting Monotonous," Wheeling Intelligencer, Feb. 9, 1883 


Additional Resources

▶ Binder: Wheeling Floods, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at the reference desk.


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