Silver Jackets Logo
Silver Jackets

 

 

 

 

 

Midwest Regional Climate CenterHosted by the
Midwestern
Regional
Climate Center

Flood Awareness - 1913 Flood Commemoration Events

Ongoing Events

Date City, State Event
now-4/30 Noblesville, IN Exhibit of 1913 flood in Noblesville at Hamilton East Public Library
now-4/30 Hamilton, OH Exhibit "The Destruction of Industrial Hamilton During the 1913 Flood"
now-4/28 Coshocton, OH Special exhibit "The Flood of 1913" at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum.
2/23-5/5 Dayton, OH Storm, Watershed & Riverbank: Three exhibitions commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1913 flood at the Dayton Art Institute.
3/1-4/30 West Lafayette, IN Exhibit "100th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1913 Great Flood and its Destruction in Tippecanoe County." West Lafayette Public Library.
3/1-3/31 Oxford, OH Display on the "Flood of 1913: Oxford" at the Smith Library of Regional History.
3/23-5/25 Peru, IN Exhibit: "Submerged: The Great 1913 Flood in Peru, Indiana" at the Miami County Museum Ulery Annex.
3/26-12/31 Indianapolis, IN Exhibit: "1913: A City Under Water" at the Indiana Historical Society. This is the ninth "You are There" experience presented by the IHS.

March

Date City, State Event
3/1 Dayton, OH The Great Dayton Flood Walk, every Friday in March at 7:00 p.m.
3/1-31 Oxford, OH Display on the "Flood of 1913: Oxford" at the Smith Library of Regional History.
3/5 Hamilton, OH Trudy Bell, historian and author on the 1913 flood, will present "Ohio's Greatest Weather Disaster: The 1913 Flood in Hamilton and Beyond" at the Harry T. Wilks Conference Center at 7:00 p.m.
3/8 Dayton, OH The Great Dayton Flood Walk, every Friday in March at 7:00 p.m.
3/10 Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH The Great Flood of 1913 Train Ride - Historical characters come to life and narrate your train trip. CVSR Rockside Station - 11 a.m. departure.
3/12 Hamilton, OH "Hamilton in Crisis: Who came to the City's Rescue after Devastation of March 1913 Flood?" Free public talks at Hamilton Lane Library - registration requred.
3/15 Dayton, OH The Great Dayton Flood Walk, every Friday in March at 7:00 p.m.
3/16 Boston, OH History Hike - Flooding Boston. Explore stories of Boston and the devastating Flood of 1913 during this two-mile hike. Boston Store Visitor Center, 9-10:30 a.m.
3/18-22 National NOAA Flood Safety Awareness Week
3/22 Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH Dinner in the Valley - Feast Before the Flood. Enjoy this pre-Lyceum dinner, also featuring visits by special guests from the last century. Happy Days Lodge, 6 p.m.
3/22 Dayton, OH The Great Dayton Flood Walk, every Friday in March at 7:00 p.m.
3/23

Peninsula, OH

Soup & Slideshow - Soup's on, Waters are Rising! Enjoy a hearty winter's meal followed by a slideshow of the Flood of 1913. G.A.R. Hall Museum, Peninsula from 11 a.m. - 2p.m.
3/23 Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH Lyceum Lecture - The Great Ohio Flood of 1913. National expert on the Flood of 1913, Trudy E. Bell, at Happy Days Lodge, Cuyahoga National park at 8 p.m.
3/23 Massillon, OH Stark County Flood of 1913 Exhibit opens - Stark Parks, in conjuction with Massillon Museum, opens an extensive exhibit of historic imagery, artifacts and photos. Sippo Lake, Exploration Gateway, open 10 a.m. -2 p.m.
3/23-5/25 Peru, IN Exhibit: "Submerged: The Great 1913 Flood in Peru, Indiana" at the Miami County Museum Ulery Annex.
3/25 Akron, OH History Hike - Akron: The Flood of 1913. Metro Parks, Summit County and the Summit County Historical Society join talents to take you on a walk through downtown Akron, including a stop at the Richard Howe House. Meet at Lock 3, 11:30 a.m.
3/26 Indianapolis, IN Indiana Historical Society Living Exhibit: "1913: A City Under Water" opens. Runs through December 31.
3/29 Dayton, OH The Great Dayton Flood Walk, every Friday in March at 7:00 p.m.

April

Date City, State Event
4/1-30 Oxford, OH Display: "Flood of 1913: Dayton" at the Smith Library of Regional History.
4/6 Hamilton, OH Guided interpretive tour of 1913 flood sites in Hamilton. Tours are at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m., and will start at the Hamilton Visitors Center at High and Monument Streets.
4/8 Franklin, OH "Consequences of the 1913 Flood on Franklin City, Carlisle and Chautauqua" at the Franklin Public Library, presented by Robert C. Bowman, President of the Franklin Area Historical Society.
4/9 Hamilton, OH "Remember the Promises We Made in the Attic!" Free public talks at Hamilton Lane Library - registration requred.

^TOP