In 1967, A Massive Flood Swept Through Alaska That No One Can Ever Forget

Just over fifty years ago, Fairbanks, Alaska experienced one of the largest natural disasters the state of Alaska has ever seen. In 1967, the entire city was flooded. The Historic Fairbanks Flood of 1967 displaced thousands of residents and forced an entire city to rebuild. Any Alaskan around during this time has not forgotten this truly tragic event.

Were you around in Alaska during this great flood? Do you know anyone who experienced it first hand? Let us know in the comments below!

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