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:
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So, were any of your relatives living in the area during the Great Flood? Remember hearing stories about? Tell us in the comments section.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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