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Tell City Flood Protection Project

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Tell City was the first Indiana town to complete a floodwall after the great flood of 1937. It was built in the 1940s to keep the Ohio River from flooding again. January 24, 1937 was known as Black Sunday because of the flood damage done along the river.Perry County Journe

Topics: Perry County (Ind.); Floods; Floods--Indiana; Floods--Ohio River Valley; Flood control
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1940
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/1332
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