Hartford

1936: Hartford Swamped by Floods

As we watch the heartbreaking images of the devastation in Houston, it’s hard not to try to imagine what Texans are going through. Back in 1936, Hartford was swamped with historic floods that led to drastic change in the city. Dikes were built, a river that ran through downtown was buried, as engineers vowed never to let a natural disaster wreak such havoc again.

Here are some pictures courtesy: http://collections.ctdigitalarchive.org/

We invite you to join us Wednesday August 30th as we collect donations for flood ravaged Houston.

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