In 1927, A Great Flood Swept Through Mississippi And Changed The State Forever

To this day, the Mississippi River Flood of 1927 remains the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States. The raging flood waters spread over millions of acres and claimed the lives of hundreds. Extremely catastrophic, the flood had lasting effects on not only the state, but entire country. Take a look:

So, were any of your relatives living in the area during the Great Flood? Remember hearing stories about? Tell us in the comments section.

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