Flood of 1918

cummings house

The Roscoe, IL homesite of the Roy Cummings family, directly north of the bridge on the east side of Main Street, had a steep bank and several feet of level land next to the creek, which flooded to more than twice its normal size in February 1918.

This post is taken from information in the book, Roscoe by Dorothy Hunter with Doris Hunter Tropp, published in 2013 by Arcadia Publishing


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One comment on “Flood of 1918

  1. Joann Gove says:

    I have never seen this picture before. Very neat.

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