The Horrific Mississippi Disaster That Will Never Be Forgotten

Throughout history, Mississippi has faced its fair share of disasters. From hurricanes and tornadoes to fires and floods, the Magnolia State has seen it all; however, one of the most notorious is definitely the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Several months in the making, the flood is considered one of the most destructive in the country’s history. Take a look:

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Get a closer look at this historic flood in the video below:

Learn about another of the state’s most horrific tragedies in “A Terrifying, Deadly Storm Struck Mississippi In 1936… And No One Saw It Coming.