Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Great Flood of 1913: Indianapolis

The 1913 flooding affected IndianapolisFort WayneLafayetteTerre Haute and most locations along White River, the East Fork of the White, Wabash and Whitewater rivers. Rainfall for the five-day period beginning March 23 ranged from 2 inches in Northwest Indiana to more than 11 inches in the Richmond/east-central Indiana area.

The AZO stamp box dates this RPPC as being anywhere from 1904 to 1918. More info and a short video about the disaster is available here: