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Winfield in Lincoln County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers

 
 
"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
1. "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to
the more than one
thousand volunteers
who came from all
over the nation to
help in the clean-up
of the "Great Flood"
July of 1993
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Buried time capsule
contains names of
volunteers & contributors

 
Erected 1995 by Town of Winfield, Missouri.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 59.772′ N, 90° 44.301′ W. Marker is in Winfield, Missouri, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 79) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Main Street, Winfield MO 63389, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Shapley Ross House (approx. 10.1 miles away); Elijah Lovejoy
"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
2. "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker (back)
(approx. 10.7 miles away in Illinois); The Piasa Bird (approx. 10.7 miles away in Illinois); Illiniwek (approx. 10.7 miles away in Illinois); The CCC (approx. 10.7 miles away in Illinois); Pere Jacques Marquette (approx. 10.8 miles away in Illinois); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 (NOAA). (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Great Flood of 1993 (USGS). (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 25 years later: The Great Flood of 1993 remains worst river flooding US has ever seen (AccuWeather). (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. KSDK, Great Flood of '93, October 1993 on YouTube. (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
3. "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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