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Marietta in Washington County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Flood Heights

 
 
Flood Heights Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
1. Flood Heights Marker
Inscription. The adjacent poles show the heights of all floods at Marietta above 49.5 feet according to current flood gauge readings.
 
Erected by The Ohio Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 25.229′ N, 81° 27.795′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Ohio River Museum, about 75 feet northeast of the towboat W. P. Snyder, Jr. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta OH 45750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mighty River / Learning the River (a few steps from this marker); River Town / Sails and Steam / The Highway West (a few steps from this marker); Life on the River / Boats on the Ohio (a few steps from this marker); The W. P. Snyder Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Tour of the Snyder (a few steps from this marker); The Towboat W. P. Snyder Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Oldest Pilothouse (a few steps from this marker); Flatboats (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .  Ohio River Museum. The page provides heights and years of record floods. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Flood Heights Marker with Poles in Background image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
2. Flood Heights Marker with Poles in Background
 
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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