25 Pictures and Postcards From the Great Ohio Flood of 1913


From March 23, 1913 to March 27, 1913, the entire state of Ohio was under water, enduring what is still considered the worst weather-related incident to ever hit the Buckeye State.

467 Ohioans died and more than 40,000 homes were flooded as 6 to 11 inches of rain fell, pushing rivers and dams past their brinks. Here are photos, as well as artistic postcards, detailing the episode.