White Sulphur Springs Flood Memorial Expands To Honor Those Lost Statewide

By Theresa Flerx

"On June 23, 2016, multiple thunderstorms brought torrential rain to much of West Virginia, resulting in accumulations of up to 10 inches withing 12 hours. The resulting flood was among the deadliest in West Virginia history, declaring a state of emergency in 44 counties. This one-in-a-thousand-year flood brought West Virginians together, neighbor helping neighbor. May we never forget those who perished."

Those are the words inscribed in a marble plaque honoring statewide flood victims recently placed at one entrance of the magnificent flood memorial lovingly constructed in White Sulphur Springs for local residents lost to flood waters.

Read more in the Tuesday, November 7, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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